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The Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas

The Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas is owned equally by Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Baptist Health, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, St. Bernards Healthcareand Washington Regional Medical System.
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Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas Remain in Talks

The Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas, which was formed by some of the biggest health care organizations in Arkansas last October, continues its discussions on the best ways to reduce health care costs. read more >
Gary Bebow, CEO of White River Health System in Batesville. 
Health Care / Insurance

Fulton County Hospital Gets a Partner: White River Health System

White River Health System in Batesville has agreed to help Fulton County Hospital save money and improve health care by entering into an affiliation agreement. read more >
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dan Rahn (inset) would like to see more state funding for the academic health center.
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance

UAMS Fears More Red Ink, Eyes $34M Shortfall in Fiscal 2017

As bad as the financial picture at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is now, it could be a lot worse if the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion plan isn’t continued by the state Legislature. read more >
The Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas is owned equally by Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Baptist Health, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, St. Bernards Healthcareand Washington Regional Medical System.
Health Care / Insurance

Arkansas Health Care Heavyweights Join to Share Services

A partnership formed by some of the biggest health care organizations in Arkansas expects to save its members millions of dollars, but the details on how it plans to do that haven’t been released. read more >
Health Care / Insurance

Willing To Be Persuaded (Editorial)

The recent news that four hospital systems and the state’s dominant health insurance company have formed a “shared services organization” was greeted triumphantly — by the organizations involved. read more >
Health Care / Insurance

Five Arkansas Health Organizations Form Partnership

Five Arkansas health-related organizations announced Thursday that they have formed The Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas, a shared services organization they say will improve health care quality and lower costs. read more >