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!
How to Have a Successful Doctor’s Appointment
Regular health exams by a Primary Care Physician (PCP) can stop problems before they start or catch problems early, giving you better chances for treatment and cure.
Beware of Balance Billing!
Balance billing by out-of-network providers can be a nasty surprise. But what does it mean exactly?
Medications Can Help You Quit
Medications can double your chances of quitting tobacco for good. Using medications doesn't mean you aren't strong enough to quit on your own. It can even strengthen your resolve to quit.
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.
Thank you to all providers who are using our AutoAuth® online pre-authorization system! Adoption has been good, and we are continually adding more services to the system.
Sports Safety for Kids
Sports and recreation are important parts of a healthy, active lifestyle for kids. But injuries can and do happen. Take steps to help keep kids safe on the field, the court, or wherever they take part in sports and recreation.
Why Vaccines Are Important
National Immunization Awareness Month, observed each August, highlights the importance of vaccines in preventing serious, sometimes deadly diseases. It’s a yearly reminder to stay up to date on recommended vaccines.
Arkansas PCPs Are Improving Healthcare
Congratulations to these medical providers for their outstanding performance in the QualChoice 2017 Comprehensive Primary Care Plus program!
Stopping Tobacco Use: A Little Help from Your Friends
Getting support from the important people in your life can make a big difference when you stop using tobacco. Friends, family, co-workers and others can help. You are not alone.