Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Arkansas
When it comes to healthcare, Arkansas offers 80 hospitals. Of these 80 hospitals, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little rock, Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, and Mercy Hospital Fort Smith in Fort Smith rank at the top. St. Vincent Infirmary is high performing in seven procedures/conditions, Baptist Health Medical Center is high performing in five procedures/conditions, and Mercy Hospital Fort Smith is high performing in four procedures/conditions.
The nearly 3 million residents of Arkansas had access to approximately 6,617 physicians, including 3,218 primary care doctors and 3,399 specialty physicians in 2016 according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. As for nursing staff, the foundation also reported that as of 2016, Arkansas had approximately 44,000 professionally active nurses, including 30,863 registered nurses and 13,240 licensed practice nurses. The state has two medical schools: the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine and the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Arkansas
Health Insurance in Arkansas
The following insurance companies may cover gastric bypass surgery. However, patients considering gastric bypass surgery should contact the insurance company to discuss their policies and coverage details.
- Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield (USAble Mutual)
- Celtic Insurance Company (Ambetter)
- QCA Health Plan