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Dr. Connie Meeks promoted to senior vice president for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 24, 2018) – Connie Meeks, M.D., has been promoted to senior vice president at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. She will continue in her role as chief medical officer, a post she has occupied since May 2016, where she is responsible for Arkansas Blue Cross Medical Management, Medical Audit and Review Services, BlueAdvantage Medical Management, transplant coordination and quality and accreditation programs. - Read More

Joanna Thomas, M.D., named vice president for Clinical Strategy and Population Health for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 23, 2018) – Joanna Thomas, M.D., has been promoted to vice president of Clinical Strategy and Population Health for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, a position that will afford her the opportunity to lead efforts for statewide and national integrated care management. Dr. Thomas joined Arkansas Blue Cross in 2011 as regional medical director for the Northwest Region and has been instrumental in implementing a custom care management model for some of Arkansas Blue Cross’ large group customers. - Read More

Alicia Berkemeyer named Senior Vice President of Provider Network Programs for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 22, 2018) — Alicia Berkemeyer has been named senior vice president of Provider Network Programs for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. - Read More

Jason Treece named Lead Executive of Strategic Accounts for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 17, 2018) – Jason Treece has been promoted to lead executive of Strategic Accounts for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. - Read More

Detrich Wiley promoted to manager of Project Management Office at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 12, 2018) – Detrich Wiley has been promoted to manager of the Project Management Office in the Business Solution Center of Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. - Read More

Caleb Castleberry promoted to manager of Health Data Analytics at Health Advantage

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 10, 2018) – Caleb Castleberry has been promoted to manager of Health Data Analytics at Health Advantage. - Read More

Tim Gauger promoted to senior vice president and chief legal officer for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 3, 2018) – Tim Gauger has been promoted to senior vice president and chief legal officer for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, beginning January 1, 2018. He replaces Lee Douglass, who will retire after 18 years with the company. - Read More

Sherri Lee promoted to manager of Clinical Services and Population Health at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 3, 2018) – Sherri Lee has been named manager of Clinical Services and Population Health for BlueAdvantage National Accounts (BANA) at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. - Read More

Devin Shirley promoted to chief information security officer for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 5, 2017) – Devin Shirley has been promoted to chief information security officer for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Shirley joined Arkansas Blue Cross in January 2016 as manager for the Business Solutions Center and in October 2016 became director of Information Security. - Read More

Jim Haley joins Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield as manager of Customer Service Applications

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 13, 2017) – Jim Haley has joined Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield as the manager of Customer Service Applications and is responsible for developing and supporting e-Business Enterprise Systems, e-Business Consumer Systems and Customer Touchpoint Applications. - Read More

Tosheba Hughes promoted to manager of BlueAdvantage Claims at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 18, 2017) – Tosheba Hughes was promoted to manager of BlueAdvantage Claims at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In her new position, Hughes is responsible for claims for providers and members of BlueAdvantage groups. - Read More

Brenda Hardage promoted to director of Clinical Services and Population Health at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 16, 2017) – Brenda Hardage has been promoted to director of Clinical Services and Population Health at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In her new position, Hardage is responsible for day-to-day oversight of medical management programs for fully insured, self-insured and the federally facilitated marketplace. - Read More

Andrea Savage promoted to director of Financial Operations Utilization Expense & Administrative Cost at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 19, 2017) – Andrea Savage has been promoted to director of Financial Operations Utilization Expense & Administrative Cost at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In her new position, Savage is responsible for administrative cost accounting and overseeing financial transactions related to claims payments and refunds. - Read More

Melissa Felty promoted to manager of Administrative Cost, FEP Accounting & Payroll at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 23, 2017) – Melissa Felty, CPA, was promoted to manager of Administrative Cost, FEP Accounting & Payroll at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In her new position, Felty is responsible for administrative cost, accounting for the federal employee program and payroll. - Read More

Phyllis Freeman promoted to director of Claims Services at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 21, 2017)– Phyllis Freeman has been promoted to director of Claims Services for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Health Advantage and the federal marketplace. In her new position, Freeman is responsible for day-to-day oversight of claims teams for three departments. - Read More

Kelly Ellerbee promoted to director of Financial Operations, Revenue and Systems at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 29, 2017) – Kelly Ellerbee was recently promoted to director of Financial Operations, Revenue and Systems at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In his new position, Ellerbee is responsible for day-to-day oversight of applications used by the Financial Service division, banking operations, as well as accurate billing, collection and booking for non-risk business. - Read More

Karen Paxton promoted to manager of Revenue and Banking at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 8, 2017) – Karen Paxton has been promoted to manager of Revenue and Banking at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In her new position, Paxton is responsible for day-to-day accounting for fully insured business. - Read More

Kimberly Brown promoted to manager of Consumer Products Design and Analysis at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 14, 2017) – Kimberly Brown has been promoted to manager of Consumer Products Design and Analysis at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In her new position, Brown is responsible for tracking regulatory changes and marketing guidance for under-65 individual consumer products. - Read More

Joshua Lundin promoted to manager of Payables and Fixed Assets at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 6, 2017) – Joshua Lundin has been promoted to manager of Payables and Fixed Assets at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In his new position, Lundin is responsible for day-to-day processing and upkeep of accounts payable and fixed assets. - Read More

Scott Winter promoted to vice president of finance at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Little Rock, Ark. (January 19, 2017) — Scott Winter has been promoted to vice president of finance at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In his new position, Winter is responsible for the day-to-day responsibilities of the Financial Services Division, including financial reporting and operations, financial information systems, and administrative cost. - Read More