More than 50 percent of adults in Arkansas suffer from chronic diseases.

When it comes to health, Little Rock has a long way to go, but it’s making progress: in April 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center announced that the state of Arkansas was one of only seven geographic markets in the country chosen to participate in a major initiative to help physicians better care for patients with chronic diseases and complex illnesses. This is critical to residents because while the city is affordable for families, it has one of the lowest median household incomes in the country.  View CHMI's Central Arkansas Blueprint for Action and our Five-Year Report.

Central Arkansas Five-Year Report