Find Out if You're Eligible for Health Insurance Through the New Health Insurance Marketplace.

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission invites you to join us at one of these upcoming Affordable Care Act Community Meetings to learn more about your health insurance options. Licensed In-Person Assister Guides will be on-site to offer FREE help with enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

March 13
March 18
March 22
March 28
Hampton, AR
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church
330 S. 8th Street
Ashdown, AR
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Community Freewill Ministries
791 S. MLK JR. Drive
Earle, AR
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Earle Elementary School
1425 2nd. Street
Pine Bluff
Noon - 2:00 p.m.
House of Restoration
4527 Dollarway Road

** Due to Recent Inclement Weather, Earle Community Meeting
Rescheduled Until Saturday, March 22 **

Due to the recent inclement weather, the Arkansas Minority Health Commission is RESCHEDULING its Affordable Care Act Community Meeting and ...Open Enrollment event in Earle from Saturday, March 8 until SATURDAY, MARCH 22.

The event will still be held at the Earle Elementary School located at 1425 2nd Street in Earle from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Free health screenings will be available and free lunch will be provided to all attendees. Licensed In-Person Assister Guides will be on-site to help with enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Don't forget, open enrollment ends March 31. So join us to learn more about your insurance option and to get enrolled on Saturday, March 22. This event is free and open to the public.

Know Your Glucose Numbers

Diabetes can lead to a wide range of other serious health complications, such as heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, blindness, kidney disease, dental disease, nervous system disease, complications of pregnancy and more.

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission reminds you to visit your healthcare professional for an accurate reading of your glucose numbers and Take Control of Your Health!

Arkansas Minority Health Commission Announces Funding Opportunities up to $1500 for Minority Health Awareness Month (APRIL 2014)

Little Rock, AR -- The Arkansas Minority Health Commission recognizes that improving minority health in Arkansas and the nation requires collaboration across many organizations. It is our intent to collaborate with community-based organizations, schools, faith-based organizations and others to address the health problems that effect minorities in the state of Arkansas. In an effort to facilitate the development of new and innovative approaches to promote health and prevent disease in these communities, the commission is offering up to $1,500 per organization in sponsorship, cost-reimbursement funding in a competitive application process.

Applications will be accepted for review from January 27, 2014 through February 28 2014, for sponsorship events that will occur April 1, 2014 through April 30, 2014. Please mail all applications to the Arkansas Minority Health Commission, 523 Louisiana, Suite 425, Little Rock, AR 72201.

To access the application and instructions or for more information on this funding opportunity, organizations are encouraged click on the links below or call Louise Scott at 501-686-2720.

AMHC Partners with University of Arkansas Clinton School
of Public Service

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission is excited to partner once again the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service by working four Practicum students as part of the school's Master of Public Service degree program. Antoinette Schicchi (Dania Beach, Fla.), Romerse Biddle (Magnolia, Ark.), Quiana Brown (New Orleans, La.), and Ben Croner (Potomac, Md.) will analyze the top key legislative priorities of the Arkansas Minority Health Commission during the last two legislative sessions and report on their current and potential impact on minority health in Arkansas. Learn More >

AMHC Seeking In-Person Assister (9 Positions)

Arkansas Minority Health Commission is now hiring for In-Person Assister. 9 positions available in 9 counties; Phillips, Quachita, Sevier, St Francis, Union, Chicot, Crittenden, Desha, Lee and Pulaski.

Assist consumers in understanding insurance options, determining eligibility, and facilitating enrollment in a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) through an online web portal. Must adhere to strict confidentiality and privacy standards. A successful candidate will have existing relationships with employers and employees, small business owners, consumers, or self-employed individuals likely to be qualified to enroll in qualified health plans. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a legal resident of Arkansas. Must reside in the county in which you are serving. Background in insurance is helpful, but not required. Must be able to travel to county wide areas and work flexible hours based on the needs of the individuals you are assisting. Will require computer skills, organizational skills, and the ability to analyze and interpret information. Must be able to attend required training, pass certification exam, and pass drug/background screenings. High school diploma or equivalent required.

Closing date: Until filled.

Apply here for IPA Assisters




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