Health care resources

  • COVID Vaccine Q+A

    The world anxiously awaits news of a safe and effective COVID vaccine and the hope of returning to “normal” that it provides. How will we know if a vaccine is The post COVID Vaccine Q+A appeared first on AFMC.

  • Get The Facts About COVID Vaccine Development

    Excited about the recent COVID-19 vaccine news? Anxious? A bit of both? AFMC’s Dr. Chad Rodgers, joins Kevin Miller on KARN-FM 102.9 to discuss what you need to know about The post Get The Facts About COVID Vaccine Development appeared first on AFMC.

  • Inside COVID Testing in Arkansas

    Nationwide, few companies are finding themselves actively testing students for COVID-19. When it comes to Arkansas, AFMC is on the front lines. We serve as a contractor to the Arkansas The post Inside COVID Testing in Arkansas appeared first on AFMC.

  • Arkansas Good Medicine Gives You Time to Learn

    As a practicing physician, spare time to learn about health care policy or the larger factors that determine patient health can be nonexistent. AFMC is here to help. Applications are The post Arkansas Good Medicine Gives You Time to Learn appeared first on AFMC.

  • What Do Nurses Do?

    Chances are you’ve seen a nurse in action and know how important nurses are to everyone’s health. The nursing profession has evolved a lot over the last 100 years, growing The post What Do Nurses Do? appeared first on AFMC.

Helpful websites

Access Arkansas
Find out if you qualify for Arkansas human services, apply for new benefits, finish your in-process application, or check your application and program status.

ANGELS Guidelines
The Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System (ANGELS) allows providers to quickly access medical practice guidelines from any phone, tablet or computer. You can search by keywords and bookmark specific guidelines for easy reference.

Arkansas Department of Human Services
Apply for a vast array of services including ARKids First health insurance for children, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps), Transitional Employment Assistance (TEA) and Medicaid.

Arkansas Medicaid
Helps pay for medically necessary medical services for needy and low-income persons.

Arkansas Medicaid Front Line Provider Portal
Information related to Arkansas Medicaid’s new MMIS and Healthcare Portal.

Arkansas Medicaid Provider Manuals
Access Medicaid manuals, transmittal letters, notices of rule making, official notices and RA messages for each provider type.

ARKids First
Provides two health insurance coverage options for low-income families that include a comprehensive package of benefits.

ConnectCare
Helps people who have Medicaid and ARKids First find a medical home by locating a primary care doctor (PCP) and dental care.

HealthCare
The Health Insurance Marketplace allows consumers to more easily search for the plan that best meets their budget and health needs.

Naloxone Protocol – Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy
The Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy and the Arkansas Pharmacists Association worked together to prepare a Naloxone Protocol which can be used much like the protocols for administering immunizations with any prescriptions initialized being in the name of the prescriber on the protocol.

Medicare
Find and compare doctors, hospitals, nursing homes and other health professionals, facilities and services.

PreventionWorksAR
The PreventionWorksAR web pages house data and resources from a variety of sources for the Division of Behavioral Health Services (DBHS), Arkansas Department of Human Services.

UAMS Center for Health Literacy
Learn how to improve society and population health by making health information easier to understand and use.