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Blueprint Magazine

Welcome to Blueprint magazine, a publication for the policyholders of the Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield family of companies. We’re here to help you on your healthcare journey with in-depth stories and videos about people just like you. We share news and information you can use to make the most of your benefits and stay healthy, as well as updates on fun events we sponsor in Arkansas communities and heart-felt features on the amazing work of the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas.

Summer 2024

Featured articles

Taking good care of mothers and babies

  • Linda S. Haymes
  • May 15, 2024

Bringing a child into the world is often met with both excitement and fear. Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield can help support you throughout your pregnancy in several ways.

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Need a quick vaccine or test? Visit your local pharmacist

  • Greg Russell
  • March 3, 2024

Recent changes in Arkansas law expanded the services offered by pharmacists. Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the first health insurer in the state to cover these newly approved pharmacy service...

Tragic loss leads to Hope Movement Coalition

  • Linda S. Haymes
  • June 14, 2024

Staci James of Yellville experienced a heartbreaking loss in 2019 when her son, Hagen Jones, 22, died of fentanyl poisoning. Read how his death led her to offer hope for others.

Anxiety and depression

  • Chad Sievers
  • June 14, 2024

It's common to feel stressed, but if you're feeling extremely anxious or depressed, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield can help with resources from our specialized behavioral health team and our memb...

Fun events for our members

  • Kristy Follett
  • June 14, 2024

Beat the summer heat! Challenge yourself in 2025. Down, set hut! Hey batter, batter...

Remembering George K. Mitchell, M.D.

  • June 14, 2024

We are saddened by the loss of George K. Mitchell, M.D., who passed away on April 29. As our company’s chief executive for nearly 20 years (1975-1994), Dr. Mitchell oversaw an era of profound change...

Issues of Blueprint magazine before Summer 2024 are only available as a PDF to download.