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Small businesses invited to meetings on the healthcare law: Arkansas Blue Cross to answer questions, provide information

Little Rock, Ark. (August 6, 2013) — Changes under the healthcare law have some small businesses in Arkansas wondering what to do next. To help them prepare, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is inviting employers with their coverage to attend meetings to discuss how the law will affect their businesses. - Read More

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Health Advantage receive Health Plan Accreditation

Little Rock, Ark. (July 29, 2013) — Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Health Advantage recently were granted health plan accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry. - Read More

2013 Blue and You Fitness Challenge winners announced

Little Rock, Ark. (July 16, 2013) — Groups from 32 states gathered as today as the winners of the 2013 Blue and You Fitness Challenge were revealed during ceremonies held at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. - Read More

Foundation Awards Mini-grants to Health Programs

Little Rock, Ark. (July 10, 2013) — The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas has awarded $1,000 grants to 55 health-improvement programs in Arkansas. Mini-grant recipients include: - Read More

ARKANSAS BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OPENS ARKANSASBLUE HEALTH INSURANCE STORE IN PINE BLUFF

Pine Bluff, Ark. (June 26, 2013) — Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield representatives and Pine Bluff Chamber of Commerce ambassadors today cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open ArkansasBlue — the state’s second health insurance store — in Pine Bluff. - Read More

ArkansasBlue, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s health insurance store, now open in Pine Bluff

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 19, 2013) — ArkansasBlue, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s health insurance store, is now open in Pine Bluff. Located across the street from Walmart on Highway 63, the store will sell health and dental insurance to individuals and families. Arkansas Blue Cross members also are welcome to visit the store when they have questions about their health or dental coverage. - Read More

Ozark clinic receives highest quality assurance recognition

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 4, 2013) — Ozark Internal Medicine and Pediatrics has received the highest obtainable recognition awarded to a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) for using technology to improve the quality of patient care. The clinic was one of five practices in the PCMH Pilot Project sponsored by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. - Read More

Jonesboro clinic receives quality assurance recognition

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 4, 2013) — The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Family Practice in Jonesboro has received recognition for using technology to improve the quality of patient care as a patient-centered medical home (PCMH). The clinic was one of five practices in the PCMH Pilot Project sponsored by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. - Read More

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield hosts event with free admission to the Museum of Discovery: A Night at the Museum

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 14, 2013) —Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield invites members to enjoy free admission to "A Night at the Museum — Pajama Party" at the Museum of Discovery from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. If you carry an Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Health Advantage or BlueAdvantage Administrators of Arkansas health plan ID card, you can show it at the door of the museum and enjoy free admission to this family friendly event. If you don't carry Arkansas Blue Cross insurance, you may stop by ArkansasBlue, located in the Shackleford Crossings shopping center, to pick up free tickets while supplies last. - Read More

Harrison clinic receives highest quality assurance recognition

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 8, 2013) — The Harrison Family Practice Clinic has received the highest obtainable recognition awarded to a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) for using technology to improve the quality of patient care. The clinic was one of five practices in the PCMH Pilot Project sponsored by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. - Read More

Bryant clinic receives quality assurance recognition

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 8, 2013) — Baptist Health Family Clinic in Bryant has received recognition for using technology to improve the quality of patient care as a patient-centered medical home (PCMH). The clinic was one of five practices in the PCMH Pilot Project sponsored by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. - Read More

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield to open ArkansasBlue health insurance store in Pine Bluff

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 17, 2013) — Residents of Pine Bluff and southeast Arkansas soon will be able to speak face to face with health insurance experts who can advise them about affordable health plans and more at the new ArkansasBlue office scheduled to open in June at 509 Mallard Loop Drive in Pine Bluff. - Read More

Blue & You Fitness Challenge Kicks off Another Year of Fitness

Little Rock, Ark. (March 7, 2013) — Representatives from companies and groups throughout Arkansas and the nation gathered today to kick off of the 2013 Blue & You Fitness Challenge held at the Statehouse Convention Center. - Read More

Want to participate in the Blue and You Fitness Challenge but don’t have a team? Then join team “Me, Myself and I Workout” now!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (February 22, 2013) — Want to participate in the Blue and You Fitness Challenge but don’t have a team? Well, you’re in luck! New this year, the Blue and You Fitness Challenge has created a group for individuals without a company or community team/group. - Read More

“Hop on Over” to ArkansasBlue on Saturday, March 30, for some Easter fun, hosted by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Little Rock, Ark. (February 22, 2013) — Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield invites families to “Hop on Over” to ArkansasBlue from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, for some Easter fun. Families can enjoy games with Radio Disney, have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and BlueAnn Ewe, and register for Eggs-cellent prizes including a one-year family membership to the Little Rock Zoo or the Museum of Discovery. - Read More

Ever wondered what healthy feels like? Then register Now for the Blue and You Fitness Challenge!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 24, 2013) — Registration for groups for the 2013 Blue and You Fitness Challenge is now under way, and companies, schools, peer groups and workout buddies can join in the fun! - Read More

Free family fun, compliments of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 24, 2013) — Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is hosting a special showing of “The Princess and the Pea” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre. BlueAnn Ewe, Arkansas Blue Cross’ health ambassador (a six- foot-tall blue sheep character/mascot) will be greeting theater-goers and distributing free coloring books to the kids. - Read More

BLUE & YOU FOUNDATION AWARDS $2.2 MILLION IN GRANTS TO IMPROVE HEALTH

Little Rock, Ark. (December 5, 2012) — The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas has awarded a total of $2,237,910 in grants to 33 health improvement programs in Arkansas. - Read More

Lift your holiday spirits at the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre, compliments of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Little Rock, Ark. (November 27, 2012) — Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is hosting a special showing of “City Mouse, Country Mouse, Christmas House” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 2 at the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre. BlueAnn Ewe, Arkansas Blue Cross’ health ambassador (a six-foot tall blue sheep character/mascot) will be greeting theater- goers and distributing free coloring books to the kids. - Read More

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield hosts Healthy Holidays at ArkansasBlue, featuring P. Allen Smith and SilverSneakers

Little Rock, Ark. (November 7, 2012) — P. Allen Smith, award-winning designer, gardening and lifestyle expert, and SilverSneakers will be helping Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield promote healthy holiday eating and exercise through a free event from 9 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, November 10, at the ArkansasBlue insurance store located at the Shackleford Crossings shopping center in Little Rock. - Read More