Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Launches Vaccinate the Natural State
Vaccinate the Natural State, a new initiative led by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, Arkansas Minority Health Commission, Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of Arkansas, Northwest Arkansas Council, UAMS and Walmart, was announced today.
Arkansas Blue Cross joins national project to standardize social determinants of health data
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield has joined the Gravity Project, a national collaborative working to standardize data collection and sharing on social determinants of health in electronic health records.
Melissa Kizilos, M.D., named Corporate Medical Director for National Accounts at Arkansas Blue Cross
Melissa Kizilos, M.D., CPXP has joined Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield as corporate medical director for BlueAdvantage National Accounts. In this role, she will serve as a clinical resource and adviser to clients whose health plans cover members throughout the United States.
Christy Hockaday named Vice President of Provider Network Innovation & Strategy at Arkansas Blue Cross
Christy Hockaday, FACHE, a Morrilton native with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare administration in Arkansas and Louisiana, has joined Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield as Vice President of Provider Network Innovation & Strategy.
Lonnie Robinson of Mountain Home joins Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield board of directors
The Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield board of directors announces the election of Lonnie Robinson, M.D., of Mountain Home, a family medicine physician, according to James V. Kelley, chairman of the board.
The steps have been taken, the wheels have spun, and during one of the most unprecedented spring seasons in modern history, the 2020 Blue & You Fitness Challenge has come to a successful close. Winners of the Challenge were announced today.
Blue & You Foundation opens $1.7 million COVID-19 relief grant process; provides $500,000 to fight food insecurity in Arkansas
As the coronavirus health crisis continues to have an impact on Arkansans, the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas is responding, donating $500,000 in support of immediate needs around food insecurity in the state and opening the “Rapid-Response COVID Relief” grant process to award up to $1.7 million in grants supporting nonprofit organizations that have experienced the consequences of COVID-19.
Arkansas Blue Cross and Health Advantage boost remotely delivered care during COVID-19 outbreak – including mental health
The current COVID-19 outbreak and the use of social distancing in responding to it have produced an immediate need for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Health Advantage to give fully insured members expanded health insurance benefits to promote greater access to remotely delivered services – including greatly expanded insurance benefits to help them deal with emotional/behavioral issues the outbreak may create or compound.
I’m a country doctor at heart. For nearly three decades, it was my great privilege to serve as a family physician to people who live in the communities that make up the largely rural greater Arkadelphia area.
There is an old black-and-white photo in our home of a lovely young woman named Thelma, my wife's aunt. Thelma is smiling, sitting with her fishing pole in a small boat on a small lake, delightedly holding up a freshly caught fish.
Registration opens for 17th Year of the Blue & You Fitness Challenge
The Fitness Challenge asks groups of participants to log their exercise activity and to compete for points and bragging rights. Groups of colleagues, friends or family members can register to compete against other similarly sized groups from throughout the country!
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