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Arkansas Medicaid
Division of Medical Services
Department of Health and Human Services
Donaghey Plaza South
P. O. Box 1437, Slot S401
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-1437
(501) 682-8292 voice
(501) 682-6789 TDD
(501) 682-1197 fax


Official Program Name: Arkansas ARKidsB 1115
State: Arkansas
Waiver Authority: 1115
Date Originally Approved: 08/19/1997
Implementation Date: 09/01/1997
Expiration Date: 09/30/2008
Summary: On May 13, 1997, Arkansas submitted a proposal for “ARKids First”, a 5-year section 1115 Medicaid managed care demonstration project. The State implemented ARKids First (renamed ARKids B in August 2000) on September 1, 1997. ARKids B utilizes the same provider network as the traditional Medicaid program and operates as a primary care case management model.

Official Program Name: AR- Alternative Community Service (0188.90.R2)
State: Arkansas
Waiver Authority: 1915 C
Date Originally Approved: 8/6/2002
Implementation Date: N/A
Expiration Date: 6/30/2009
Summary To provide case mgmt, supported employment, adaptive equipment, integrated supports, medical supplies, consult services, companion, activities therapy, child care supports and crisis abatement and crisis intervention to individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Official Program Name: AR-Family Friends Respite Waiver 2 (0365.03)
State: Arkansas
Waiver Authority: 1915 C
Date Originally Approved: 6/4/2001
Implementation Date: N/A
Expiration Date: 10/31/2006
Summary: To provide respite care for MR or DD children birth to age 19.


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Contact information and descriptions for Home- and Community-Based Services Waivers in each state.

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