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Mark Greenway Named Chair of Blue Cross Blue Shield; Matt Waller Elected to Board

Greenway recently retired from J.B. Hunt as senior vice president of human resources, managed the company’s benefits plan design, hiring and employee training. read more >
Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield CEO Curtis Barnett says he’s seen a surge in claims in 2021.
Business Services / Health Care / Insurance / Public Companies

Blue Cross Charts Path Past Virus, Into FutureLock Icon

The COVID-19 pandemic stands as a crucible and a pivot point for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield as its northwest Arkansas crew settles into a new $40 million, 81,000-SF corporate center. read more >
The new Springdale headquarters of Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield was built by Nabholz Corp. of Conway.
Construction / Health Care / Insurance / Real Estate

A New $40M Blue Cross Showplace in Springdale

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield opens its $40 million, 81,000-SF Northwest Arkansas Corporate Center in Springdale, where it expects 300 employees will eventually work. read more >
Members of the Little Rock business community have rallied behind Arkansas Baptist College to see it through another financial challenge.
Health Care

Arkansas Baptist College Awarded $100K to Support Nursing Students

The gift comes as hospitals across the state struggle with nursing shortages. read more >
Health Care

Arkansas Research Alliance Announces 6 New Board Members

The new members represent health care, technology, energy and education sectors. read more >
Curtis Barnett
Education / Health Care / Insurance

Blue & You Foundation Gives $5.3M to Behavioral Health Programs

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas is giving $5.29 million in grants for behavioral health programs in Arkansas. read more >
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Website Provides Employers With Resources for COVID-19 Vaccinations

A partnership involving Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield launches VaccinateArkansas.com, a site for employers to get information and resources about COVID-19 vaccines in Arkansas. read more >
Media & Marketing

Fifty for the Future, Arkansas Blue Cross Launch Take Care Arkansas

Fifty for the Future, in partnership with Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and central Arkansas’s six leading hospitals, is launching a four-week public service announcement campaign urging the public to not delay having their health care needs met. read more >
Curtis Barnett, president and CEO of Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield
Health Care / Insurance

Curtis Barnett Sees Silver Linings Around Coronavirus

As president and CEO of Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Curtis Barnett leads efforts to transform health care, seeking to make it more affordable and compassionate. read more >
Nic Joubert of Arkansas Urology in Little Rock.
Education / Health Care / Insurance

Joubert Named Chief Officer at Arkansas Urology (Movers & Shakers)

Nic Joubert joined Arkansas Urology as the chief clinical services officer in January 2020. read more >
Health Care / Insurance / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Working Together for a Drug-Free Workforce (Commentary)

More than ever, employers face hurdles in creating a ready, drug-free workforce. The opioid and drug epidemic is one of the most serious threats to Arkansas’ economy and the workforce. read more >
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Executive Academy Offers Next Step on Path to Leadership

Applications are being accepted for the 2020 Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy, which includes sessions with Curtis Barnett, Ed Choate, Amy Fecher, Terry Mohajir and Darrin Williams. read more >
Curtis Barnett, Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield’s CEO, attributed a 2% decline in revenue last year to shifting trends in the turbulent world of health insurance.
Education / Health Care

ABCBS CEO to Speak Oct. 22 at UCA

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield President and CEO Curtis Barnett will be the keynote speaker of the Davis Family Lecture Series on Oct. 22 at the University of Central Arkansas College of Business. read more >
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Amy Fecher, Darrin Williams Among Execs at 2020 Executive Leadership Academy

Arkansas Secretary of Government Transformation and Shared Services Amy Fecher and Southern Bancorp CEO Darrin Williams are among executives scheduled to speak as part of the 2020 Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy. read more >
Curtis Barnett, Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield’s CEO, attributed a 2% decline in revenue last year to shifting trends in the turbulent world of health insurance.
Business Services / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance

Blue Cross & Blue Shield CEO Curtis Barnett Unconcerned About Revenue DipLock Icon

The Little Rock mutual health insurance company is still the state’s largest private company with revenue of $2.48 billion in 2018. However, the revenue figure was down — a little less than 2% — from $2.52 billion in 2017, ending a streak of at least 15 years of revenue growth. read more >

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Insurance

An insurance resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions. read more >
Curtis Barnett
Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Curtis Barnett Named CEO-elect at Arkansas Blue Cross

Curtis Barnett has been named by the Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield board of directors to succeed CEO Mark White, the company announced Monday. read more >