Tagged: qualchoice

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield Promotes Two (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Carl Carter and Erin Maxwell have been named to new positions at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock.

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.

The Problem With Percentages (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Big numbers made for a technically accurate but deeply misleading story in The New York Times. But even knowing the approved changes isn’t very helpful.

Insurance Hikes Through State Marketplace Top Out at 7 Percent

by Gwen Moritz 8/25/2015 2:14 pm

Health insurance plans sold to Arkansans through the health insurance marketplace will increase in cost by no more than 7.15 percent next year, according to the Arkansas Insurance Department.

Summer Skin: Learn These Serious Sun Safety Tips

by Heather Bennett 7/15/2015 12:00 am

I’m a pretty positive, light-hearted person. I like to kid around a lot and often say jokingly that I’m a skin cancer factory. It’s no joke though. I AM a skin cancer factory. And, there’s nothing positive about it.

High Cost of New Drugs Weighs on Medicaid

by Mark Friedman 11/24/2014 12:00 am

A U.S. District Court case highlights concerns over the high costs of specialty drugs such as Kalydeco, which treats some cystic fibrosis patients at an approximate annual cost of $300,000.

Relyance Team Continues Bank's Move Into LR Market (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/13/2014 12:00 am

Nina Castaldi, Sandy Ross, Nikki Pfleger and LaTonja Hill are members of Relyance Bank of Pine Bluff’s new Little Rock team.

Health Insurance After Marriage: 4 Things to Know

by Lauren James 5/20/2014 11:00 am

While you're planning the most important day of your life, you might not be thinking about health insurance after you're married. But, it is something to be mindful of, especially with the Affordable Care Act in place. Here is a look at how it will affect you after you exchange your vows!

AID Finalizes Agreement Between Catholic Health Initiatives, QualChoice

by Mark Carter 5/1/2014 10:30 am

The Arkansas Insurance Department granted final approval for CollabHealth, a wholly owned subsidiary of CHI, to acquire QualChoice Holdings, the parent company of QCA Health Plan Inc., and QualChoice Life and Health Insurance Co. Inc.

Seasonal Allergies: How to Keep Them in Check

by Lauren James 4/4/2014 8:00 am

It's springtime and that means allergies for many. Here is a look at common seasonal allergies and tips on how you can manage them from QualChoice Medical Director Dr. Stephen Sorsby.

QualChoice Deal With Catholic Health Initiatives Getting Closer

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/10/2014 12:00 am

You may recall that back in January it was reported that Catholic Health Initiatives of Denver, the parent company of St. Vincent Health System of Little Rock, was in talks to buy some or all of QualChoice of Little Rock.

Catholic Health Initiatives in Talks to Buy QualChoice

by Mark Friedman 1/7/2014 12:17 pm

Catholic Health Initiatives of Denver, the parent company of St. Vincent Health System of Little Rock, is in talks to buy some or all of QualChoice of Little Rock.

Summertime Skin: 7 Tips to Prevent Damage From the Sun

by Lauren James 6/18/2013 8:00 am

It's summertime and that means spending sometime outdoors in the hot sun. Here is a look at how to prevent skin damage from the sun from QualChoice Medical Director Dr. Stephen Sorsby.

Seasonal Allergies: How to Keep Them in Check

by Lauren James 4/2/2013 8:00 am

It's springtime and that means allergies for many. Here is a look at common seasonal allergies and tips on how you can manage them from QualChoice Medical Director Dr. Stephen Sorsby.

Reform Spurs New Vision, Dental and Gap Insurance Products from QualChoice

by Mark Friedman 1/28/2013 12:00 am

QualChoice of Little Rock will begin offering dental, vision and short-term gap health insurance this spring, which is one of several changes it’s making in response to national health care reform.