State OKs top 155,000 to get Medicaid aid

As March waned, tally rose nearly 6,000 for coverage

Posted: April 22, 2014 at 5:18 a.m.

The number of Arkansans approved for coverage under the state’s expanded Medicaid program increased by just over 5,900 during the last nine days of March, bringing the total number approved to more than 155,000, according to figures released Monday by the state Department of Human Services.

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