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66,000 independent assessments and counting

Helping Arkansas improve Medicaid outcomes, reduce costs.

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Coordinating care for those who need it most

Arkansas has ambitious goals to improve the state’s Medicaid program. This included more than $800 million in savings by 2021. As part of that effort, Optum is conducting independent assessments. Read the interview with Optum program director Jennifer Petersen.

Executive interview discussion includes:

  • The impetus behind the effort
  • The secret to its success
  • Next steps in the process