About Us

Family of Companies

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield has two wholly owned subsidiaries that operate more than a dozen affiliates.  Arkansas Blue Cross also operates a charitable foundation.

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Founded in 1948, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the largest health insurer in Arkansas. Arkansas Blue Cross and its affiliates provide health care financing or health plan administrative services for over 25 percent of Arkansans.

Health Advantage

Health Advantage is the state's largest and oldest HMO and the only statewide HMO that is both state-certified and federally qualified. Serving more than 225,000 Arkansans, Health Advantage provides both fully underwritten and self-funded products including open access point-of-service and high-deductible health plans.

Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas is a charitable foundation established and funded by Arkansas Blue Cross to promote better health in Arkansas. The Foundation anticipates awarding up to $1 million in grants annually to non-profit or governmental organizations and programs that positively affect the health of Arkansans. Additional information may be found on the Foundation website.

Affiliated Companies that are not Licensees of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association