’15 private option goes to Beebe

On 5th try, funds clear House 76-24

Posted: March 5, 2014 at 5:18 a.m.

House Democrats applaud Tuesday after a bill to reauthorize funding for the private option finally passed. The state Senate approved the same bill Feb. 20.

The House of Representatives approved funding Tuesday for the state’s private-option program after rejecting the measure in four consecutive votes last month.

House passes private option on fifth try

The Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a funding bill that continues private option Medicaid expansion. (By Gavin Lesnick)
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