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Arkansans Invited to Fall into Fitness with Food Trucks and Fun, Celebrating 20 Years of the Blue & You Fitness Challenge

The Blue & You Fitness Challenge is turning 20! For two decades, participants have been teaming up and facing off in the fun, friendly competition designed to get them moving. To celebrate, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the Arkansas Department of Health and the Arkansas Department of Human Services will host Fall into Fitness, marking the opening of 2023 group registration!

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Forbes names Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield among America’s Best Employers for Women

Forbes magazine releases its 2022 list of America’s Best Employers for Women, ranking Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield 107th among 400 companies across the nation.

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Thousands of people complete the 2022 Blue & You Fitness Challenge

Each year, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the Arkansas Department of Human Services and the Arkansas Department of Health host the Blue & You Fitness Challenge, a fun competition encouraging people to be more active.

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Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Health Advantage offer protection for affected individuals following cyberattack

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and its affiliate company, Health Advantage, announced today that a previous vendor was the target of a cyberattack. Steps are being taken to protect approximately 1,430 members whose information may have been affected.

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Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas Accepting Applications for Grants up to $150,000

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas is currently accepting grant applications from public schools, governmental agencies and nonprofit groups across the Natural State. Grants of up to $150,000 are available to support programs.

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Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield provides assistance to tornado victims in Washington County

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and its family of companies are helping members in Northwest Arkansas who were impacted by Wednesday’s storms stay connected to care and supporting overall community needs. Seven people were injured and more displaced when an EF-3 tornado touched down in Washington County with winds reaching up to 145 miles per hour. Washington County Judge Joseph Wood declared a state of emergency.

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Forbes Magazine Ranks Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Among the Nation's Best Employers of 2022

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is honored to be named to Forbes’ list of “America’s Best Employers,” earning the distinction of being among the top 100 in its size category. Arkansas Blue Cross was listed among the magazine’s mid-size companies with approximately 3,200 employees.

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Blue & You Foundation seeks to fund important community initiatives

Schools, universities, government agencies and nonprofit groups around the state could receive funds to further the important work they’re doing in their communities. The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas will begin accepting mini grant applications January 1, 2022.

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Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield provides emergency assistance to tornado victims in six-state region

Nearly 30 tornadoes tore through communities in Arkansas, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee, Illinois and Kentucky last weekend. As countless families begin the recovery process, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and its family of companies are making assistance available to those in areas declared in a state of emergency.

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2022 Blue & You Fitness Challenge registration under way

Join Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the Arkansas Department of Human Services and the Arkansas Department of Health in building a healthier Arkansas

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See some of the best in high school basketball with Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

The King Cotton Holiday Classic returns to the Pine Bluff Convention Center December 27-29, and Arkansans have a chance to attend for free with Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. As a proud supporter of our student athletes and Go Forward Pine Bluff, Arkansas Blue Cross will be drawing for free tickets.

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Blue & You Foundation awards $3.36 million to Arkansas Organizations

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas announced today 41 initiatives in Arkansas will receive grants totaling $3,360,327, that will directly impact 71 of Arkansas’ 75 counties. The Blue & You Foundation is a charitable foundation established and funded by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield to promote better health in the Natural State.

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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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Registration opens for revamped Blue & You Fitness Challenge; Arkansans encouraged to start 2021 … strong!

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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Jason Treece named vice president for Strategic Account Management at Arkansas Blue Cross

Jason Treece has been promoted to vice president for strategic account management at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

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Shirl Welch named Corporate Compliance Officer for Arkansas Blue Cross

Shirl Welch has been promoted to Corporate Compliance Officer for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

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