What You Need to Know About the Flu
Influenza (flu) is caused by a virus that can lead to a hospital visit or even death. Flu season can start as early as October and last as late as May. Make sure you and your family are prepared. Get your flu shot now!
Employer’s Healthcare Costs Have Plateaued
PwC’s Health Research Institute predicts that, without benefit design changes, large employers will see a 6 percent increase in health plan costs in 2019, the same rate of increase as in 2018. Costs for the previous five years have increased between 5.5 percent and 7 percent.
Arkansas PCPs Are Improving Healthcare
Congratulations to these medical providers for their outstanding performance in the QualChoice 2017 Comprehensive Primary Care Plus program!
Member Termination Reminders
The Prior Authorization Transparency Act amendment of 2017 has impacted how subscribers or members may be terminated from your group plan.
Breast Cancer Screening Reminder
All women age 50 and older should get a mammogram to screen for breast cancer at least once every 2 years. Some women should start getting mammograms at age 40.
Level-Funded Health Plans Gaining Ground
Level-funded group health plans are gaining acceptance as benefits decision-makers look for better plans for their companies and employees. The trend may be more pronounced given that the Affordable Care Act remains largely intact — for now.
Protect Your Data from Ransomware
Ransomware attacks on the healthcare industry are rising. Do you know how to protect your clients’ or employees’–or your own–medical and other health-related data?
QualChoice is Helping PCPs Improve Healthcare
A Primary Care Physician (PCP) can act as your personal healthcare adviser. And QualChoice is working to help PCPs improve healthcare in Arkansas.
Reporting Health Coverage on Your Taxes
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires everyone to have health insurance. You must report it on your 2017 federal tax return. Here are some tips on which forms you’ll need.
Managing Your Drug Coverage with OptumRx
To manage your OptumRx drug coverage, sign in to My Account at QualChoice.com to access the Optum member website. Because the Optum site has been updated, previous users will need to re-register.