Health care resources

  • UAMS Conference is Refresher for Physicians

    Family physicians, nurses and pharmacists can earn up to 23.75 continuing education hours at the 39th Annual Family Medicine Intensive Review Course May 11-13 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute’s Smith Conference Center, 12th Read more →

  • Blood Donors Needed NOW

    The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations during a severe winter blood shortage. Your donations can help save the lives of people you know in your community – even you or a family member. Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors Read more →

  • Decreasing Unintended Pregnancies Among Teens

    The costs of unintended pregnancy to the individual and to society are substantial. Teen childbearing cost Arkansas taxpayers at least $129 million in 2013 for about 4,155 teen births. Nationally, teen childbearing costs taxpayers at least $9.4 billion each year. Women with unintended pregnancies Read more →

  • Are You Engaged With Your Patients?

    You’ve set up a patient portal in your practice, but are your patients using it? Are they even aware you have it? According to the results of a recently released survey of Arkansas Medicaid enrollees, most respondents said their providers did not offer patient portals. This response is Read more →

  • Stay Current on Medicaid Changes, Initiatives

    Here’s an easy way to get your clinic staff up-to-date on the many changes and new initiatives from Arkansas Medicaid, an increasingly important part of most practices’ reimbursements. Register them for the annual Arkansas Medicaid Educational Conference, Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Embassy Read more →

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.

ARenroll.org
Apply for health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Marketplace is designed to help you find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs.

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.

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.