Quality Health Matters
News and Updates for Employer Groups

May 18, 2023

Coverage Changes for COVID-19

For QualChoice members:

  • Beginning July 1, 2023, COVID-19 home test kits will no longer be covered by your benefit plan. 
  • The treatment of COVID-19 is covered, and member cost sharing will apply. Please refer to your Plan Documents for network and cost sharing details.

Medicare Coverage Changes for COVID-19

After May 11, 2023:

  • Medicare will continue to cover vaccines without cost sharing.
  • You might have cost sharing for COVID-19 diagnostic tests.
  • Medicare won’t cover over-the-counter (OTC) tests.
  • Telehealth services will continue through December 31, 2024.

Visit Medicare.gov to learn more

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month 

Mental Health Awareness Month was established in 1949. It serves to increase awareness of the vital role mental health and wellness plays in our overall health and to celebrate recovery from mental illness.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse services are also available by phone or video. QualChoice Telehealth gives you access to in-network healthcare providers 24 hours a day. Use it right when you need it or schedule an appointment ahead of time.


  • Any care that can be delivered this way is covered.
  • Any type of connection technology may be used.*


Learn more about QualChoice Telehealth.

*Providers should follow state and federal guidelines regarding performance of telehealth services including permitted modalities.

Holiday Closure

Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day.

Updated Forms

To make sure you are using current QualChoice forms, please download from the Employer Forms page at QualChoice.com each time you need to use one. View Employer Forms.

In the Community

QualChoice is proud to be a sponsor of the American Heart Association 2023 Go Red for Women Luncheon on Wednesday, May 10. 


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