MAY 2014  
New USHL Wellness Resources Center

USHL recently introduced its Wellness Resources Center, a convenient one-stop health and wellness information library on the USHL website which visitors can reference for a variety of objectives -- including reviewing physicians' licensure and credentials, checking hospital safety scores, obtaining information on numerous medical conditions, discovering what preventive tests are suggested by gender and age group, finding a doctor by language spoken, and even playing fun games designed to increase your health-related knowledge.

An overview of the new website content:


Learn More About Your Doctor or Hospital

  • Research a doctor's licensure, credentials, and board certification
  •  Link to hospital survey assessment and comparison tools which provide information on how patients fare, resources used in caring for patients, leadership structures that promote patient safety, and hospital safety scores
  • Find a doctor by language(s) spoken

Medical Reference Tools

  • Online dictionaries giving meanings of medical terms, and descriptions of diseases and conditions -- some with audio

Videos, Tutorials, Quizzes and Games

  • Interactive wellness tutorials and games, health calculators and quizzes, informational anatomy and surgery videos

Your General Health

  • BMI calculator, healthy recipes, physical activity guidelines, vaccination schedules, smoking cessation tips, preventive screening guidelines

Wellness Resources Library

  • Links to information on a variety of health issues, medical conditions and wellness advice

Monthly Wellness Feature

  • An overview of the Health and Human Services national health topic of the month, along with links to related information and resources

Today's Wellness News

  • The day's top wellness-related news stories collected from the industry's leading RSS sources.  Wellness news story highlights rotate on the main page; full versions of all stories can be accessed by clicking on the column headline



USHL Office Locations:


Birmingham and

Sterling Heights, Michigan

USHL/ABS Top Fundraisers in AHA MI HeartChase 2014
USHL and ABS staff participated in the 2014 American Heart Association HeartChase fundraising event in Macomb, MI, raising more than $4,500 for the cause and taking first place in the event.

A heartfelt thank you to those who participated, and a big congratulations on your wonderful contribution!


USHL Plan Continuation Announcement

On March 5, 2014, CMS announced that it would allow insurers to extend some health plans until October 2016 even if the plans do not meet new healthcare reform standards.


Click here to review the recently released agent bulletin addressing this CMS announcement and the USHL course of action for handling renewals of in-force business.


Spring 2014 Agent Satisfaction Survey
In Full Swing
Please help us ensure that our service and processes meet or exceed your expectations by taking a moment to participate in this brief survey.  Invitations containing a survey link were sent out  the week of May 5; the deadline date for response is May 30.
Access and respond to the survey now by clicking here.

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