Mike Preston: Develop Rural Parts of Arkansas, Improve Workforce
Mike Preston

Mike Preston: Develop Rural Parts of Arkansas, Improve Workforce

Four months on the job, and Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, said he has helped to secure 22 new or expanding company contracts for jobs in the state.
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Weighing Private Option Boost, Medicare Cuts To Scale Uncompensated Care

Hospitals around the state have reported that the so-called “private option” provided a needed boost by reducing losses associated with uncompensated care.
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Asa Hutchinson Suspends Medicaid Terminations for 2 Weeks

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says Arkansas is suspending a push to terminate coverage for thousands on Medicaid as the state addresses a backlog of responses from recipients trying to verify their incomes.
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Jeff Stinson Joins Innovation Hub as Silver Mine Director

Jeff Stinson Joins Innovation Hub as Silver Mine Director

Jeff Stinson will leave his position as director of UALR TechLaunch, but will remain executive director of Fund for Arkansas' Future, a private angel fund.
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The List Largest Health Insurance Companies

Largest Health Insurance Companies in Arkansas. List includes companies' Arkansas premiums, assets, capital and surplus, top executive, headquarters location, and contact info.

Rank Name City Assets
1 Health Care Service Corp., A Mutual Legal Reserve Co. Chicago 17,829,420,895
2 United HealthCare of Arkansas Inc. Little Rock 17,190,812,777
3 Humana Insurance Co. Little Rock 9,184,850,194
4 Cigna Corp. Bloomfield 6,785,569,938
5 Aetna Inc. Hartford 2,498,734,690

Executive Q&A

Regions Insurance's Fred Stone on the Most Important Item Your Company Should Protect

In 2005, Fred Stone became CEO of Rebsamen Insurance, which changed its name in December 2007 to Regions Insurance. Stone lives in Rogers and commutes most weeks to Little Rock.