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Arkansas State Resources:

 

1. State Insurance Commissioner:

The primary mission of the Arkansas Insurance Department (AID) is consumer protection through insurer solvency and market conduct regulation, and fraud prosecution and deterrence.  The Consumer Services Division (CSD) assists consumers with complaints and inquiries regarding insurance companies, agents and adjusters.

http://www.insurance.arkansas.gov/Administration/file_a_complaint.html

2. State Medical Board:

The Medical Board’s mission is to protect the public and act as their advocate by effectively regulating the practices of Medical Doctors, Osteopathic Medical Doctors, Physician Assistants, Medical Corporations, Respiratory Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Radiology Practitioner Assistants and Radiologist Assistants.

Scroll down to “Quick Links” for information on filing a complaint or to verify liscensure.

http://www.armedicalboard.org/info/

3. State Minority Office:

Contact information for the state liaison representative.

http://www.omhrc.gov/templates/content.aspx?ID=6843&lvl=2&lvlID=187&State=AR

4. State Nursing Board:

The mission of the Arkansas State Board of Nursing is to protect the public and act as their advocate by effectively regulating the practice of nursing.

http://www.arsbn.arkansas.gov/discipline/Pages/OnlineComplaintForm.aspx

Citizens for Midwifery – the only national consumer-based group
promoting the Midwives Model of Care  CfM works to provide information and resources that promote the local midwife, as well as midwives and midwifery care across the country!

http://cfmidwifery.org/states/states.aspx?ST=AR

6. State Friends of Midwives site:

Unable to locate.

7. State Healthy Start or Associated Improved Pregnancy Program/Director’s email:

Healthy Arkansas is a comprehensive effort to clearly define specific areas where behavioral changes can lead to healthier citizens. The burden of chronic diseases, including diabetes, stroke, lung and heart diseases, and cancer, is higher in Arkansas than in the nation generally.

http://www.arkansas.gov/ha/home.html

8. State Pregnant Patient’s Bill of Rights or Patient’s Bill of Rights:

Unable to locate.

9. State Medicaid Complaint Information:

http://ag.arkansas.gov/complaints_medicaid_fraud.html

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