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Five Arkansas Health Organizations Form Partnership

by Alexis Hosticka 10/29/2015 12:30 pm

Five Arkansas health-related organizations announced Thursday that they have formed The Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas, a shared services organization they say will improve health care quality and lower costs.

‘Private Option’ Benefits List of Largest Health Insurers

by Gwen Moritz 8/3/2015 12:00 am

The effect of the “private option” — Arkansas’ use of federal Medicaid expansion funding to buy private health insurance for the working poor — is written all over this year’s list of the state’s largest health insurance companies.

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

by Mark Friedman 5/25/2015 12:00 am

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.

High-Dollar Drugs Part of the Package for Blue Cross Blue Shield

by Mark Friedman 5/25/2015 12:00 am

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.

Hutchinson Names New Hires at Department of Human Services

by Associated Press 2/16/2015 7:01 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has announced the hiring of four top administrators to the Department of Human Services.

Mark White on Who Wins, Who Loses With Obamacare

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2013 12:00 am

Mark White first joined Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield as a staff accountant in 1970. He held various positions throughout his career before being named the company’s president and CEO in 2009.

Arkansas Blue Cross Prepares for Change

by Mark Friedman 5/21/2012 12:00 am

Two years after President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, officials at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield still are scrutinizing the legislation to determine what it will mean for its organization and policyholders.