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Frequently Asked Questions

I just got coverage with Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. What do I do now?

  • Access your plan information and quick start guide with My Blueprint, an online, self-service that gives you 24/7 access to your health plan information.
  • Find Care online or on My Blueprint to find a primary care provider (PCP). Your PCP is the doctor you should see first for routine medical care. You can change your PCP at any time.
  • Schedule an annual wellness visit with your PCP. An annual wellness visit is free to you and you earn a $50 reward.

Need help making a doctor appointment?

No problem! You can call us at 1-800-800-4298 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, to speak with a caring professional who can help you find quality medical care near you.

How can I order free diabetic blood sugar testing supplies?

You may be eligible for free diabetic blood sugar testing supplies [pdf]. We encourage our diabetic members to perform blood sugar testing — as prescribed by your physician — by offering a blood glucose testing supply benefit. For more information, call 1-800-686-2609 or visit the Diabetes Education Program page.

Can I get assistance from a social worker?

Arkansas Works plans feature access to Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield social workers.

Our social workers can help you:

  • Find basic resources like food, clothing, shelter, transportation, medication assistance or an emergency shelter
  • Get the right care, services and programs for your specific needs
  • Deal with crisis situations
  • Get referrals for behavioral health assessments, treatment and recovery
  • Work with medical case managers
  • Adjust to new, life-changing chronic illnesses or diagnoses
  • Find support groups
  • Reduce barriers to care
  • Get homelessness resources
  • Report adult abuse and neglect

For help, call our Social Work Services team at 501-688-0765 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. If you call after 5 p.m., please leave a voicemail and someone will return your call the next business day.

Where can I find a list of resources online?

DHS Resource Guide

How do I contact DHS?

DHS help line

1-855-372-1084

Find work or develop a work plan

1-855-225-4440

Enrolling in an Arkansas Works plan

1-800-392-2583