Arkansas Department of Health


Little Rock, AR
United States

Arkansas State Flex Program

What is one Core Competency your state Flex Program is working on developing through Flex activities?

Selected Core Competency: Building and Sustaining Partnerships

The Flex team has built a strong working relationship with the Arkansas Hospital Association (AFMC). AFMC is a nonprofit organization with a mission to promote excellence in health and health care through education and evaluation. The program also has a strong working relationship with the Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC).  

What is one activity your state is funding through SHIP?

The Arkansas SHIP Program continues to help participating SHIP hospitals with ICD-11 software and training. The Arkansas SHIP program assists hospitals in training their staff on ICD codes and updates. 

Type of Organization State Government
Staffing (FTE) 2
Number of CAHs 28


Organization Contacts

Michael Trevino

Section Chief; State Office Director, Arkansas

Michael has served as Arkansas' State Office Director since 2022.


Sarah Barrett

Interim Flex Coordinator, Quality Improvement Coordinator
(501) 371-8049

Sarah has served with Arkansas' Flex Program since 2023.

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