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About Octave Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Launched in 2024, Octave Blue Cross and Blue Shield offers individuals and families who are ARHOME (Arkansas Health & Opportunity for Me) participants another option in health plans from the trusted Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand.

We are committed to ensuring all members receive the high-quality care they need along with access to our tools and resources all through an affordable health plan option. As an Octave Blue Cross member, you gain access to a robust, statewide network of quality and value-focused healthcare providers.

Octave Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. As such, we are accountable for upholding the same high standards that those respected symbols have represented to Americans for the better part of the past century.

Is Octave Blue Cross for me?

Yes, if you are Medicaid-eligible in Arkansas and not covered under an employer-sponsored group health plan, you can enjoy the peace of mind that comes from health coverage backed by Blue.

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  • Blueprint Hub – Browse our blog site for helpful information about using your health plan’s benefits, healthy-living tips and ways we are making Arkansas a healthier place
  • Blueprint Portal – Access your personalized account to view claims, verify benefits, sign up for a reminder service and more
  • Rights & Responsibilities – File appeals, report fraud and abuse, request a specialist referral and more