Enrollee ages lifted private-option tab

Firm: Older crowd blew cost forecast

Posted: April 24, 2014 at 5:14 a.m.

A higher-than-expected average age of enrollees is the primary reason the cost of the state’s so-called private-option Medicaid program is running above projections, a consultant to the Arkansas Department of Human Services found.

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