Stay Informed and Stay Healthy
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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
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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.

Change in ACH Provider Payment System
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Change in ACH Provider Payment System

Providers: Effective July 1, ACH payments and the corresponding 835 remittances will no longer be distributed through Optum Bank.

Risk Adjustment Data Validation Audit
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Risk Adjustment Data Validation Audit

HHS has recently initiated audits of health plans subject to risk adjustment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). QualChoice is included in this audit and we, along with our contracted providers, are required to fully comply.

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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.

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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.

Add Some Color to Your Summer Diet
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Add Some Color to Your Summer Diet

As summer progresses, you’ll notice brighter colors and leafier greens in your grocery store and local farmers market. The abundance of fresh fruits and veggies makes it a great time to try new food options. And you may decide to makes those options part of your diet long after the season is over!

Understanding Your Explanation of Benefits (EOB)
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Understanding Your Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

As a QualChoice member, you will receive an EOB every 14 days if you have had any claims during that time. Review the EOB closely and compare it to the receipt or statement from your doctor.* Keep it for your records, along with your medical bills..

Value-Based Care Programs 2018 Year End
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Value-Based Care Programs 2018 Year End

Thank you to CPC+* and PCMH** program participating providers for working with us to improve healthcare! Please review these reminders as we prepare to wrap up another successful program year.

5 Spring Health Myths
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5 Spring Health Myths

Spring is finally under way! That means more chances to enjoy the outdoors and improve your health. But spring can also bring some health challenges and misconceptions. Let’s take a look at five common spring health myths and why they’re more fiction than fact.