Quality Connection
News and Updates for Brokers
October 15, 2020
Stay on Top of Changes
Regulatory changes and requirements can make Open Enrollment challenging. Follow these five tips to help clients or employees successfully navigate the year ahead. Our Open Enrollment Checklist has been updated to help you stay on top of things and let you know which notices must be provided to eligible employees.
2021 Quoting Now Available
We’re ready! The broker quoting tool at QualChoice.com is ready to quote January 1, 2021 effective dates. View 2021 Group POS Plans Snapshot  | View 2021 Group PPO Plans Snapshot
MediQ65© Update      
The Silver&Fit Exercise and Healthy Aging Program included in our MediQ65 Medicare Supplement plans has expanded its offerings. In addition to 25 participating fitness centers across Arkansas, the program includes streaming, on-demand group exercise classes; health coaching; the Silver&Fit mobile app; a choice of 35 home fitness kits; and a program that connects to wearable fitness devices and apps to monitor health data. New for 2021 are daily online workouts via Facebook Live and YouTube.
Website Tips
  • MediQ65 plan information can now be accessed directly from our Shop Plans & Services page at QualChoice.com.

  • For MediQ65 forms, be sure to scroll all the way down on the Broker or Member Forms and Information page. 
Flu Shots Are Important, Especially Now
Flu and COVID-19 are expected to spread this fall and winter, so encourage clients to get the flu vaccine now to protect against flu and reduce the burden on the healthcare system. QualChoice members can get the vaccine at no out-of-pocket cost from any in-network doctor or at a pharmacy. Members can learn more and find a vaccine provider here.
Thank You for Your Comments!
Thank you to all who responded to our recent Broker Survey. Your responses tell us where we need to improve and how to serve you better. We expect to have an announcement soon regarding our sales management staff. And we’ll continue to provide the type of information you want in this newsletter. Here is the breakdown of responses on topic categories:
  • Government Regulations/Compliance 41%
  • Industry News/Trends 56%
  • Training on QualChoice products 45%
  • Training on QualChoice self-service tools 45%
  • Other 2%
QCARE Featured Program: CARES Cancer Awareness
Our QCARE health and wellness programs offer tools to help members stay healthy or manage a chronic illness. This means improved health and lower healthcare costs. CARES, our Cancer Awareness Resources and Support program, helps members understand their condition and take an active role in managing their treatment.

Updated Forms

Make sure you are using current QualChoice forms, please download from the Broker Forms page at QualChoice.com each time you need to use one.
In the Media

QualChoice Medical Director Dr. Lubna Maruf explains 3 Things to Know about Flu Shots During a Pandemic in a recent Soiree article.
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