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  • CPCI Application Period Open Now

    Primary care practices considering applying for the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative pilot program have until July 20 to submit applications.  AMS has learned that currently there are approximately 84 clinics that have begun the process of application. The first step for interested practices is to complete the short online application pre-screen tool.Eligible practices will then be sent the link to the full application to be submitted by July 20, 2012. Additional information about the CPC initiative can be found here.… Read More

  • Medicaid Releases Episode Thresholds

    The Arkansas Medicaid program has released the cost threshold targets for its initial set of treatment episodes under the episode of care payment model. Those thresholds are: Non-specific Acute Ambulatory Upper Respiratory Infection $46-67 Acute… Read More

  • US Supreme Court Upholds Mandate

    On Thursday, June 28, the US Supreme Court issued its much anticipated ruling on the Obama health reform law. In a 5-4 decision the Court upheld the controversial individual mandate while negating a provision related… Read More