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With Portions of Obamacare Set to Begin, Questions Remain

by Mark Friedman 9/2/2013 12:00 am

Oct. 1 will mark one of the biggest changes in the history of health insurance in the United States. On that day, open enrollment begins in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Several unanswered questions exist about the ACA.

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.

Rick Fleetwood, Robert Hupp Among 2012 Arkansas Business of the Year Winners

by Karen Martin 2/22/2012 9:02 am

The annual Arkansas Business of the Year awards banquet was held Tuesday at the Wally Allen Ballroom of Statehouse Convention Center. Among the winners: Rick Fleetwood, CEO of Snell Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory, and Robert Hupp, producing artistic director of Arkansas Repertory Theatre.