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Fewer in state filing for U.S. disability aid

Senator links 19% decline to Medicaid private option

Posted: August 20, 2014 at 5:07 a.m.

Fewer low-income children and adults are filing for federal disability benefits in Arkansas this year, according to the state's Social Security disability determination agency.

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