State’s Medicaid rolls add 22,000 kids

Posted: May 2, 2014 at 3:11 a.m.

Expanding Medicaid coverage for adults in Arkansas also helped prompt a significant increase in the state’s children who are enrolled in coverage, an Arkansas Department of Human Services spokesman said Thursday.

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