Beebe signs bill to insure poor

Private option gets 2nd year

Posted: March 8, 2014 at 3:02 a.m.

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe signed into law a measure that continues funding for the state's private-option Medicaid plan until June 2015.

Gov. Mike Beebe signed a law Friday reauthorizing the state’s use of federal funds to purchase private health insurance for low-income Arkansans, three days after the measure was sent to his office.

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