Quality Connection
News and Updates for Brokers
October 17, 2019
2020 Open Enrollment Checklist
Preparing for Open Enrollment can be challenging, especially when each year includes new rules and regulations. Our Open Enrollment Checklist has been updated to help you stay on top of Affordable Care Act requirements and know which notices must be provided to your customers’ eligible employees.
Individual Metallic Plans Moving to Ambetter
As of January 1, 2020, all QualChoice individual metallic plans will be handled by Ambetter from Arkansas Health & Wellness. QualChoice and Ambetter are both owned by the Centene Corporation of St. Louis.

QualChoice individual metallic business will transition from the QualChoice broker system to the Ambetter system. Please note that no other QualChoice plans or products are impacted by this change. Ambetter Agency Services will be contacting affected QualChoice brokers with complete details about the transition. 
2020 Quoting Now Available
The broker quoting tool at QualChoice.com is ready to quote January 1, 2020 effective dates.
Stop Loss Captives 101 
Watch your email for the invitation and RSVP to this October 30 training event! Two sessions will be held: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. 
AM Best Rating Process
As we are now under the ownership of the Centene Corporation, we are pleased to be associated with the strength and stability of the Centene family of companies. Because of this change, QualChoice is no longer participating independently in the AM Best interactive rating process.
Updated Forms
In The Media
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.
Susan Jones recently appeared on KARK at Noon to pass on ideas to convert traditional tailgating comfort foods into healthy diet-friendly dishes. 
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