Tag Archives: Arkansas

Centene buys QCA Health Plan and QualChoice in Arkansas from Catholic Health Initiatives

Centene Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire QCA Health Plan and QualChoice Life and Health Insurance Company in Arkansas, according to Centene.  The businesses were sold by Catholic Health Initiatives, which had acquired QualChoice, the parent company of QCA Health Plan, in 2014, according to the Arkansas Times. CHI referred comment to… Read More »

Nonpartisan agency asks for pause to Arkansas Medicaid work requirements

A nonpartisan government agency has asked the Trump administration to pause a Medicaid program in Arkansas that requires certain beneficiaries work or train for work as a condition of keeping their medical coverage. The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, or MACPAC, sent a letter Thursday to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar… Read More »