Coverage Guidelines—Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder
MEDICAL PROVIDERS: Please review these guidelines for our Outpatient Therapy for Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder medical coverage policy (BI273).
Managing Diabetes as a Family
More than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes. It is important for a diabetic to understand this illness, because it can harm the eyes, heart or kidneys. Diabetics need to control their blood sugar levels and take any medicines their doctor prescribes. It’s also important for them to eat healthy and get lots of exercise–and the family can help!
Improving Healthcare with PCMH
At QualChoice, our goal is to make health insurance simple and to make healthcare better. We’re working with providers, payers and state and federal groups to move from volume-based to value-based care.
Sweet on sugar? Get control.
Americans consume too much added sugar! This can lead to health problems like weight gain and obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. To live healthier, longer lives, most people need to move more and eat better. This includes getting fewer calories from added sugars.
Manage Nicotine Cravings
You won’t be able to avoid all of your smoking triggers. And learning how to manage cigarette cravings takes practice. So be sure to have a plan to beat that urge to smoke when it happens.
7 Flu and Cold Myths Debunked
Flu season is here and it's likely that you or a family member will contract some kind of illness before the season ends. But it’s still worth the effort to avoid getting sick! And that begins with knowing what’s true about the flu and what’s not.
Fitness: Rules vs. Myths
We’ve all heard many exercise rules over the years. But which ones are really true and which are myths?
Is it a Cold or Allergies?
You’re sneezing and sniffling, with a stuffy nose and an itchy throat. That probably means a cold. Then again, allergies can cause similar symptoms. So which one is it? Knowing the difference can help you with treatment.
Conquer Nicotine Withdrawal
Nicotine is the main addictive substance in cigarettes and other forms of tobacco. And it affects many parts of your body‚ including your brain.
It Pays to Use AutoAuth!
Thank you to all providers who are using our AutoAuth® online pre-authorization system! To encourage even more use of the system, we’re sweetening the pot.