Quality Connection

News and Updates for Brokers
June 20, 2019
New My Account Video Modules
The tutorial for the QualChoice employer/broker online portal has been updated. There are now three short, easy-to-follow modules. New users must view all three modules, then fill out and submit the My Account Training Certificate to have an account created and receive log-in instructions. 

Register and sign in to manage your employee or client enrollment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! https://www.qualchoice.com/already-a-member/using-my-account
Form 5500 Due July 31
Plan sponsors of employee benefit plans must file Form 5500/5500-SF electronically each year to satisfy annual reporting requirements under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code. The due date is the last day of the seventh month after the plan year ends (July 31 for a calendar-year plan). 

Visit irs.gov or dol.gov to learn more about filing requirements and exemptions.
Medicare "What's Covered" App

Here's a tip for your employees or clients who are covered by Medicare. Medicare's free "What's covered" app delivers accurate cost and coverage information right to the user's smartphone. Users can quickly see whether Medicare covers a particular service--right in the doctor's office, hospital, or wherever they may be. https://www.medicare.gov/blog/whats-covered-mobile-app

QuicRewards Spotlight

This month's featured reward for QualChoice members is 15-20% off Striiv Fitness Trackers. Visit QualChoice.com to see all QuicRewards offers from leading Arkansas health-related companies.

Updated Forms
To 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.

View Broker Forms
In the Media
May was National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Susan Jones joined KARK at Noon to discuss 10 simple fitness tips to help you stay active and become healthier.
Community Spotlight
QualChoice has been a longtime corporate partner of Easterseals Arkansas. We salute this fine Arkansas non-profit for assisting children and adults with disabilities!

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