A collection of resources on health system performance in Arkansas.
Arkansas Performance Data
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Access to Health Care
Arkansas Policy Information
Expanded Medicaid with 1115 waiver (7 states)
State-based marketplace using federal website (3)
The state is responsible for most marketplace functions, including health plan management, consumer assistance, financing, and marketing and outreach, but relies on the federal HealthCare.gov platform to process eligibility and enrollments. Individuals must use HealthCare.gov to enroll in coverage.
Has not established a public coverage option
Did not extend 2018–2022 open enrollment
Did not extend the open enrollment period for 2022 coverage.
Did not extend the open enrollment period for 2018, 2019, or 2020 coverage. Did not extend the open enrollment period for 2021, but in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government reopened HealthCare.gov for 2021 coverage from Feb. 15, 2021 through Aug. 15, 2021.**
Provides no premium or cost-sharing subsidies
Does not limit the sale of short-term coverage more strictly than the federal government
Permits non-compliant transitional policies
Permits insurers to sell non-compliant transitional policies in the individual market
Does not exempt other coverage from insurance rules
Does not exempt other coverage products from federal and state rules for individual market insurance*
No rules to promote marketplace competition
Has not established a rule to promote a competitive ACA marketplace
Does not require standardized cost-sharing plan design
Does not require participating individual market insurers to offer plans with standardized cost-sharing designs