Agency: Cut services or expand Medicaid

Legislators hear of fix: Dump 75,000 off rolls

Posted: November 14, 2012 at 12:58 a.m.

John Selig, director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services, listens to lawmakers’ questions after he gave details on proposed Medicaid cuts Tuesday at the state Capitol.

To address a shortfall expected to hit the state next fiscal year, Arkansas will have to cut $460 million worth of services to 75,000 mostly elderly and disabled Arkansans, state Department of Human Services Director John Selig said Tuesday.

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