Get and Stay Active at Any Age
Our exercise habits change as we change. Midlife may slow us down and throw off the exercise routines of our twenties. The CDC* reports that only 39% of Arkansans between the ages of 45 and 54 get 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week, the recommended standard.
Working Together to Improve Healthcare
We are proud to recognize the medical providers who had outstanding performances in the QualChoice 2018 value-based care programs. Thank you for helping improve healthcare for our members!
Progress in Primary Care Delivery Models
The CPC+* and PCMH** value-based care programs were designed to test improved provider payment and service delivery models. The goals are better care for patients, smarter spending and healthier communities.
Top 5 Stress Relievers for Students
Going back to school can add stress to the lives of many high school students. But, there are ways to help your student relax and find happiness through self-care.
Don’t Bring Home Vacation Weight Gain
When we go on vacation, it’s easy to leave our healthy routines behind. 24-hour buffets, bars and restaurants are hard for many people to resist. But it’s important to make healthy decisions, even on vacation.
Summer Camp Safety for Kids
As any parent knows, leaving your child at stay-away camp can be anxiety provoking. It seems like a lot can go wrong. But there are things you can do ahead of time to protect your kids while they’re away—and ease your mind.
How to Stay Active When It’s Too Hot to Work Out
Arkansans love to take advantage of the natural beauty of our state--the mountains, lakes and rivers. But there are a few months every year when it’s just too hot and humid for vigorous outdoor activity.
2018-2019 Flu Shot Campaign Wraps Up
Getting a flu shot paid off in more than just health benefits for QualChoice members whose names were drawn from flu shot claims between October 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019.
Tips for Summer Safety
Summer comes with more freedom – to go on vacation, spend time outdoors, relax and enjoy good company. Spirits are high, but so are the risks to your health and safety. Dehydration, boating accidents and sunburn are a few leading summer-related threats.
Fit, Fun and Free Activities for Kids
Summer break means plenty of free time to play, but studies show that kids today are less active than ever. When school ends, kids tend to gain weight faster, increasing their risk of obesity. Without their daily recess, kids become stationary, which can lead to a number of health problems.