Arkansas has two managed care programs that serve different populations:
PASSE (Provider-Led Arkansas Shared Savings Entity) – Provides care to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and individuals with behavioral health conditions. Currently, the PASSEs receive a per member per month (PMPM) for care coordination. Starting March 2019, the PASSEs will receive a capitated rate for all member services.
Arkansas Works – The state’s non-traditional Medicaid expansion program that provides premium assistance to purchase insurance on the health insurance marketplace. It includes cost-sharing and work requirements.
This Arkansas Medicaid Contract is for Arkansas Works, signed January 1, 2019.
For more information on Arkansas’ Medicaid managed care programs, and to view other contracts, visit Arkansas Medicaid Managed Care Contracts.