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    Modeling the Effects of the Affordable Care Act in Arkansas

    The Medicaid expansion under the ACA will result in about 400,000 people newly insured in Arkansas by 2016. Of these, about 190,000 would be newly enrolled in Medicaid and the rest would be newly insured through the new insurance exchanges. The state is likely to save about $67 million for reduced uncompensated care costs for the uninsured.

    Jan 7, 2013

  • News Release

    News Release

    Efforts to Curb Tobacco Use in Arkansas Have Paid Dividends, but More Effort Needed

    A decade of unprecedented efforts in Arkansas has cut cigarette use by nearly one-third and reduced incidence of tobacco-related illnesses such as heart attacks and stroke. To maintain the gains it has made, Arkansas should continue its financial commitment of devoting the tobacco settlement funds to public health programs.

    Aug 16, 2012

  • Research Brief

    Research Brief

    The Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Programs: The Impact of One State's Investment in the Health of its Residents

    Summarizes results of RAND's evaluation of the progress and impact of Arkansas' antismoking and health programs established with its share of tobacco settlement funds.

    Jun 23, 2010

  • Report


    Evaluation of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Program: Progress During 2008 and 2009

    Updates RAND's evaluation of the antismoking and health programs established by the state of Arkansas with its share of the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement funds.

    Jun 17, 2010

  • Periodical


    RAND Review: Vol. 33, No. 2, Summer 2009

    A section on U.S. health care reform accompanies features on piracy, education priorities, emerging technologies, and Arkansas antismoking programs; other stories discuss climate change, parolees, oil risks, Mexican security, and global drug policies.

    Aug 17, 2009

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    Carter C. Price

    Codirector, Center for Scalable Computing and Analysis; Senior Mathematician
    Education Ph.D. in applied mathematics, University of Maryland; M.S. in applied mathematics, University of Maryland; B.A. in mathematics and physics, Hendrix College