Representative French Hill (R-AR) introduced the Ending the Fentanyl Crisis Act, which is designed to fight the opioid epidemic by strengthening penalties for fentanyl distribution and trafficking and providing additional screening resources for the United States Postal Service.
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SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) — The Community Centers of Arkansas came together Tuesday with other groups to teach people how to reach out and care for different communities in Arkansas.
Attendees learned the best practices to develop culturally appropriate care for the vulnerable and underserved populations.
Some of the topics included in the summit were health of faith based communities and the Marshallese.
“For me it’s a very different mix of people, I usually speak to students who are people that are apart of the communities but not necessarily professionals that are physicians or people that work in clinics,” said Director Bassam Tariq.
The summit will also be taking place in Monticello on Thursday and West Memphis on Friday.
SCF undertook a major study on relationship-based care. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether customer-owners who are empanelled (chose to be assigned) to a primary care provider perceive that their relationship with that provider is important to improving their health, to evaluate the quality of that relationship, and to measure the impact of customer-owner and provider factors on the quality of the relationship and on health outcomes.
The third edition of Community Health- Creating A Healthy Arkansas is now available.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas officials say they will soon begin requiring most Medicaid recipients to work, but advocacy groups say it’s just another burden on people whose lives are already difficult.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the approval Monday of a federal waiver allowing Arkansas to implement the work requirement on participants in the state’s Arkansas Works program.
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