Tagged: arkansas blue cross & blue shield

Hoyt Louks Moves Up at Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/18/2018 12:00 am

Hoyt Louks has been promoted to director of Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield’s Blue Advantage national accounts and BlueAdvantage regular business division in Little Rock.

75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas Combine for $38.9B

by Gwen Moritz 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Revenue at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield topped $2.5 billion last year, a milestone achieved by only one other company in the 30 years that Arkansas Business has been ranking private companies by revenue.

Head to Lead Operations, Development at Venture Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/16/2018 12:00 am

Jessica Head has been hired as a director of operations and program development for the Venture Center in Little Rock.

Governor Signs Pharmacy Benefit Manager Bill into Law

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/15/2018 10:50 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson signs into law a bill that requires pharmacy benefit managers to be licensed by the state. The Arkansas Pharmacy Benefits Manager Licensure Act requires licensure of any PBM that services any insurance plans that are not self-funded by employers.

Stuck in the Middle: Regulating Pharmacy Benefit Managers

by Gwen Moritz 3/12/2018 12:00 am

A special legislative session starting Tuesday is expected to result in deep-red Arkansas becoming the first state to license and regulate pharmacy benefit managers.

Doug Ross Named SVP, Chief Medical Officer at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Doug Ross has been promoted to senior vice president and chief medical officer for CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs.

Stephanie Parson Promoted at Sparks Health (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Stephanie Parson has been named chief quality officer of Sparks Health System in Fort Smith. Jason Treece has been promoted to lead executive of strategic accounts for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock.

Pharmacists: New Reimbursement Rates for Drugs Unsustainable

by Gwen Moritz and Graycen Colbert Bigger 2/1/2018 7:01 am

Pharmacists say new reimbursement rates for generic prescriptions imposed by the pharmacy benefit manager used by Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield and Ambetter are often less than the cost of the drugs.

Winrock Announces Health Tech Accelerator

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures at UAMS recently announced that they are teaming to support a new accelerator for health care technology startups called Health InnovatAR.

Gauger, Lee Advance at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Tim Gauger has been promoted to senior vice president and chief legal officer for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock, and Sherri Lee has been named manager of clinical services and population health for BlueAdvantage national accounts.

Legislators to Quiz UAMS Over Baptist Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Members of the Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee have questions about the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract for emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

As Data Breach Costs Rise, Cyber Insurance Looks Good

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Companies are becoming more interested in purchasing cyber liability coverage as they become more aware of data breaches and the damage they can inflict on a business.

Fisher Martin Joins Eric Rob & Isaac (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Fisher Martin has been hired by Eric Rob & Isaac, a Little Rock advertising agency, as a media assistant.

Conway Corp Advances Greg Dell (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Greg Dell has been promoted to chief operating officer of Conway Corp., where he has worked since 1985.

Best Places to Work: Celebrating Our 5-Time Winners

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Since Arkansas Business and Best Places to Work launched its workplace recognition program in 2013, five companies have won each year. Here are some of the perks that help make them repeat winners.

Saline Memorial Adds Two to Medical Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Dr. John Brizzolara and Dr. Teryn Driver have joined the Saline Memorial Hospital team.

Regions Center Owners Say Management Stayed Mum on Purchase Offer

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

The owners of the 30-story Regions Center are blaming their management company for missing out on a $46.5 million offer from a Nebraska company to buy the tower.

Bowman Curve Draws $7.1M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Bowman Curve I & II LLC, an affiliate of Cooper Realty Investments Inc. of Rogers, sold its 60,779-SF retail center in west Little Rock.

Youth Home CEO David Napier to Lead National Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

David Napier, CEO of Youth Home Inc. in Little Rock, has been appointed president of the National Association for Children’s Behavioral Health.

Lori Riser Named Surgical Service Manager at Sparks Med in Van Buren (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Lori Riser has been promoted from clinical manager of surgical services at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith to manager of surgical services at Sparks Medical Center-Van Buren.