Benjamin Hardy

Journalist (Arkansas)
Reporter at Arkansas Times.

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News Story

Medicaid Recipient Reacts to ARChoices Ruling

Benjamin Hardy
KLRT (Little Rock, Arkansas)
May 30, 2018
Lead plaintiff Bradley Ledgerwood of Cash (Craighead County) said he felt "relieved" the emergency rule was suspended because he feared it would lead to a reduction of attendant care hours.

Blog Post

Disabled Medicaid recipients ask judge to block DHS emergency rule on home care hours

Benjamin Hardy
Arkansas Times
May 18, 2018
The state agency says the emergency rule is necessary for it to serve beneficiaries. A brief for the plaintiffs calls that argument from DHS "alarmist claptrap."

News Story

Judge orders DHS to stop using algorithm for home care hours; DHS says services won’t be disrupted

Benjamin Hardy
Arkansas Times
May 14, 2018
The decision is a victory for advocates of the disabled, including Legal Aid of Arkansas, which represented the plaintiffs.


The Arkansas Medicaid mess

Benjamin Hardy, David Ramsey, Leslie Newell Peacock
Arkansas Times
August 13, 2015
Nearly 50,000 Arkansans stand to lose their health insurance despite the fact that many remain eligible.

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