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Arkansas Blue Cross supports behavioral health programs in Arkansas

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas announced today $5.29 million in grants for behavioral health programs in Arkansas. This investment is focused on eight Arkansas programs led by six established organizations that will address the growing behavioral health crisis in the state. To meet the unique needs of Arkansans, the grants support programs that address behavioral health needs at all stages of life – from early childhood through adolescence, and into adulthood – along with helping to increase the number of behavioral health professionals serving our communities.

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Arkansas Blue Cross supports Southeast Arkansas COVID-19 Vaccination Education

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas has awarded $214,100 to the UAMS FAITH Network and the Arkansas Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association (AMDPA) to train and provide resources to faith-based organizations in Southeast Arkansas to help educate residents about the COVID-19 vaccinations. The Arkansas Department of Health’s Office of Faith-based Outreach will also offer support in these efforts. The purpose of this grassroots outreach and educational effort is to address vaccine hesitancy and encourage vaccination acceptance.

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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.

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Alicia Berkemeyer named executive vice president and Chief Health Management Officer for Arkansas Blue Cross

Alicia Berkemeyer has been promoted to the position of executive vice president and chief health management officer for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

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Strong starts here…one week left to register your team for the revamped Blue & You Fitness Challenge

If you’re ready to say “so long” to 2020 and start 2021 strong, then step up to the Blue & You Fitness Challenge.

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