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Oak Street Health Opens First Primary Care Center in Little Rock

Value-based Primary Care Leader Advances Mission to Rebuild Healthcare as it Should Be in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas September 1, 2023 — Oak Street Health, a network of value-based primary care centers for adults on Medicare and the only primary care provider to carry the AARP name, is now welcoming patients at the new Oak Forest center at 5500 W 12th St in Little Rock, Arkansas. This is the first center for Oak Street Health in Little Rock and in the state.

We are thrilled to open our Oak Forest center in Arkansas and begin delivering an unmatched patient experience and improving health outcomes for older adults in the community,” said Dr. Eric Beaver, Senior Medical Director at Oak Street Health. At Oak Street Health, we are committed to providing the highest quality care to meet the individual needs of our patients and we are excited to bring our innovative healthcare model to the area.”

Oak Street Health delivers personalized, preventive primary care through a model that was created to meet the unique needs of older adults. The integrated model incorporates behavioral healthcare and social determinants support and is easily accessible through a mix of in-center, in-home and telehealth appointments, as well as a 24/7 patient support line. The Company has reduced patient hospital admissions by approximately 51% compared to Medicare benchmarks, and driven a 42% reduction in 30-day readmission rates and a 51% reduction in emergency department visits. Oak Street Health is dedicated to making a positive impact in the areas it serves by hiring employees from local neighborhoods and investing resources to support its communities.

Oak Street Health accepts all forms of Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans. 

Interested patients can visit the Oak Forest center website to learn more.

Media Contact:

Maggie Garvey, Senior Associate of Public Relations
Oak Street Health
[email protected]

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