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QualChoice Self-Insurance Plan Targets Small Employers

by Jan Cottingham 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Obamacare is causing employers to rethink the health insurance plans they offer workers, and QualChoice has a new product to take advantage of the flexibility companies are seeking.

QualChoice Working to Add HMO Plan

by Mark Friedman 5/8/2015 4:30 pm

The Arkansas Insurance Department recently awarded QualChoice Advantage Inc. a certificate of authority to operate a new health maintenance organization in Arkansas.

Catholic Health Initiatives Announces Deal to Buy QualChoice Holdings

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2014 3:12 pm

Catholic Health Initiatives says its subsidiary, Collab Health, has entered a stock-purchase agreement to buy QualChoice Holdings Inc. of Little Rock.

Health Reform Initiatives Underway But Challenges Await

by Mike Stock 9/10/2012 12:00 am

One of the primary goals of health reform is to make health care accessible to more people. But, it is not enough to simply increase accessibility; it must also decrease costs. To accomplish this it is important to understand the dynamics of rising health care costs. Expanding coverage without addressing the rising costs will not cure our inefficient system regardless of who pays the bills — private insurers, government, employers or individuals. Most industry experts believe that to effectively reform health care, we must find ways to improve quality and get control of the broader causes of rising costs.