ARKids First


ARKids First health insurance provides two coverage options for more than 70,000 Arkansas children who otherwise might have gone without. ARKids A offers low-income families a comprehensive package of benefits. ARKids B provides coverage for families with higher incomes.
Contact Information
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Donaghey Plaza South Slot 329
PO Box 1437
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
1-(888) 474-8275 (phone)
How to Apply:
Select one of the links below to download the application or go to the program site for more information on how to apply. Once you fill out your application, send it to the address on the application. Do NOT send it to RxResource.
If you are applying for ARKids A or ARKids B, your assets will not be considered. ARKids B is available to children who do not have employer-sponsored or group health insurance and have not had insurance for six months. If you have lost insurance involuntarily, your children may be eligible for insurance immediately.
Other Information:
If you have questions about your eligibility, call the eligibility hotline at 1-888-474-8275. Or choose "either" on the application, and you will be placed in the coverage package that offers the most benefits based on your eligibility. If you choose ARKids B but qualify for ARKids A, we will notify you before enrolling your children in either program.