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Baptist Health faces a challenge from a Little Rock firefighter over its billing practices, which placed a lien against him instead of first filing a claim with his health insurer.
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Class Action Lawsuit Tests Baptist Billing TacticLock Icon

A Little Rock firefighter recently scored a legal victory against the state’s largest hospital system over how it bills patients injured by the actions of others. read more >
Vanessa Wagner • CFO | Lawrence Memorial Hospital | Walnut Ridge

Vanessa Wagner of Lawrence Memorial Hospital (Finalist: Nonprofit Organization CFO)

As a sophomore at Arkansas State University in her hometown of Jonesboro, Vanessa Wagner found that her original major, computer science, just wasn’t working out for her. Wagner, who’d always enjoyed math, turned to accounting instead. read more >
Health Care / Legal

Arkansas Hospitals See Wins in Lawsuits Over Billing

A federal judge dismissed a case in March that was filed against the collection company RevClaims LLC of Jackson, Mississippi, and St. Bernard’s Hospital of Jonesboro. read more >
Luther Lewis, CEO of Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas.
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

$200K Grant Aims to Lure Doctors to Delta

To address the shortage of primary care physicians, the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University is using a grant to establish residencies in Delta-area hospitals. read more >
Baptisth Health Medical Center-Little Rock
Business Services / Health Care / Insurance / Legal

Arkansas Hospitals Face Lawsuits After Refusing Insurance

Complaints in Arkansas are challenging the growing and controversial practice of hospitals refusing to accept the health insurance of patients who have been injured by the actions of others. read more >