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Affordable Care Act Pushes Up Revenue for Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Affordable Care Act Pushes Up Revenue for Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
Mark White, president and CEO of Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield, said he hopes the private option continues.

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield's remarkable 42.6 percent surge in revenue in 2014 over the previous year is mainly a result of the Affordable Care Act.
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High-Dollar Drugs Part of the Package for Blue Cross Blue Shield

While the politics of insurance has garnered the most ink, Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield has also been busy trying to manage the high costs of specialty prescription drugs.
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Courtney Little Assumes Role as CareLink Chairman (Movers & Shakers)

Courtney Little, president of ACE Glass Construction in Little Rock, has been named chairman of the CareLink board of directors. He replaces Stacey Duckett, who died in March.
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