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Andrea Taylor
Arkansas State Ambassador
andrea.taylor@rareaction.org

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RAN_Megephone_RGBWould you like to volunteer to assist in hosting a local community awareness event? Do you have an opportunity for Arkansas’ Rare Action Network to attend your event? Contact your State Ambassador today and learn more. Please check back regularly for news of upcoming events and activities in Arkansas.

In order to make meaningful change in the lives of rare disease patients and their families in the state of Arkansas, we need you! Become active with the Rare Action Network by joining and utilizing the resources available on this website to take action and create change.

State Report Card

This Report Card serves as an evaluation of the state progress in implementing policies pertinent to the rare disease community. With it, NORD hopes to provide a road map for the rare disease community of where each state can improve and, ultimately, push forward the discussion on rare disease public policy.

AR State Report Card (2016)
Medical Foods 75%
Prescription Drug Cost Sharing 0%
Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility 90%
Newborn Screening: RUSP Secondary Conditions 4%
Biosimilar Prescriber Communication 0%
Step-Therapy Protection 0%

Scoring for State Policies

90%-100% = A

80%-89% = B

70%-79% = C

60%-69% = D

0%-59% = F

State Information

Allen Kerr, Commissioner

Arkansas Insurance Department
1200 West Third Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1904

501-371-2600

In order to get the issues that affect your life addressed, connect with your state representative by using the tool on our website.

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Online Complaint Submission

State Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program
Consumer Services Division

Arkansas Insurance Department
Consumer Services Division
1200 West Third St
Little Rock, AR 72201

855-332-2227 or 501-371-2645 (Health insurance calls)

Email for Assistance: insurance.consumers@arkansas.gov

Marketplace Structure: Partnership

1-800-318-2596
TTY: 1-855-889-4325

Enrollment Options
Plan Information
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Benefits Offered Under the Marketplace:
Essential Health Benefits
State-Required Benefits

State Health Insurance Information
Kaiser State Exchange Profile
State Reforum State Profile

Medicaid

Arkansas Division of Medical Services
Department of Human Services
Donaghey Plaza South P. O. Box 1437, Slot S401
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-1437

1-800-482-8988

Medicaid Website
Eligibility Requirements
Medicaid Appeal Process

Also covered through Marketplace
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Children’s Health Coverage Resources

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