Insurance & Managed Care

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Managed Care Information

With the rapid growth of managed care throughout the state, Arkansas Children's has been working with employer benefit managers and managed care companies to insure participation in a variety of networks. As a result, we are a participating provider in all of Arkansas' Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO), and most of the Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO), and Point of Service Plans (POS).

Accepted Insurance

Arkansas Children's is an "in-network" provider for the managed care plans listed below. Insurance plans vary, therefore our list may change periodically. We recommend that you contact your insurance company for any restrictions, referral or precertification requirements.

For questions about insurance call 501-364-1291. For referral information, call toll free 1-800-831-0538.

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • American PPO, Inc.
  • Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Arkansas First Source, Blue Advantage Administrators and Health AdvantageFirstSource/Blue Advantage
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Employers' Health Coalition - Hospital Only
  • First Health
  • Health Partners PHO
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Humana Military Health Services
  • Mercy Health Plans (Coventry Health Care)
  • Multiplan
  • Municipal Health Benefit Fund
  • National Transplant Network
  • NovaSys
  • Preferred Community Choice
  • PremierCare Northwest
  • Qualchoice (QCA) - Hospital Only
  • SHARP
  • Stratose (formerly AMCO and PPO Plus)
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • United Healthcare of Arkansas
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Vantage Health Plan, Inc.

Do you have questions about insurance?

Arkansas Children's Certified Application Counselors can help assist families with insurance needs.
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