Health Care

IRS Guidance on Nutrition, Wellness, and General Health Expenses

2024-04-09T08:42:18-04:00April 9th, 2024|2024, Health Care, Wellness|

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recently highlighted that costs associated with nutrition, wellness, and general health do not typically qualify as reimbursable medical expenses under Section 213 of the Internal Revenue Code. In its communication, including a news [...]

The Convenience of Telehealth: Is it Right for You?

2024-02-12T17:47:33-05:00February 6th, 2024|2024, Employee Wellness Programs, Health Care, Wellness|

Remember struggling for appointments, battling traffic, and waiting in stuffy exam rooms? Telehealth, the magic of healthcare delivered virtually, is changing the game! What is Telehealth? Imagine connecting with your doctor through a secure video call or chat instead [...]

2024 Health Care Horizon: Navigating Legislative and Regulatory Changes

2024-02-01T19:28:53-05:00January 24th, 2024|2024, Employee Benefits Legislation, Health Care, Health Care Reform, Legislative News|

As 2024 unfolds, Congress faces a narrowing timeframe to enact significant health initiatives. The fiscal year's spending bills offer a crucial opportunity for legislation. The process faces two key deadlines: the first when four annual appropriations bills expire on [...]

Managing Your Health Care: Important Information about Emergency Room (ER) Use

2024-01-18T18:53:27-05:00January 18th, 2024|2024, Health Care|

The emergency room is absolutely where you should go for life-threatening illnesses or injuries, such as chest pain, head trauma, and other serious conditions. However, ERs see far too many minor injuries and illnesses – respiratory infections, UTIs, sprains, headaches [...]

Spotlight on Fleet Trade Associations: Why They Matter More Than Ever

2023-12-19T15:58:34-05:00July 1st, 2023|2023, Employee Benefits, Fleet Industry, Health Care, Small Business Health Insurance|

In the ever-evolving landscape of the automotive, roads, and fuel sectors, fleet trade associations have become more crucial than ever. Amidst economic fluctuations and regulatory changes, NARFA stands out as a beacon of support and guidance for businesses with [...]

Do You Need an Annual Checkup? Here is Some Advice About Visiting Your Doctor

2023-04-17T11:10:10-04:00February 20th, 2023|2023, Employee Benefits, Employee Wellness Programs, Health Care, Wellness|

Do you need an annual checkup? From blood work to a complete physical exam, many patients want the works. But, what’s really necessary each year? A group of physicians has some surprising – and practical — advice. Instead of [...]

Health and Wellness: Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Diabetes

2023-04-17T11:11:03-04:00November 30th, 2022|2022, Health Care, Wellness|

A nutritious eating plan, weight and stress management, exercise, and smoking cessation can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Studies have shown that making lifestyle changes could cut your risk of developing diabetes in half. Certain lifestyle [...]

New Updated Guidelines On Preventive Health Care Services

2023-04-17T11:13:03-04:00February 9th, 2022|2022, ACA Compliance, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Legislation, Health Care|

On January 11, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced updated guidelines for preventive care and screening for women and infants, children, and adolescents. These guidelines help providers make clinical decisions and establish [...]

Health and Wellness: Remember to Schedule Your Annual Physical

2023-04-17T11:13:06-04:00January 24th, 2022|2022, Employee Benefits, Health Care, Wellness|

If your resolutions have anything to do with improving your health, here’s a great tip: pick up the phone or go online and schedule your yearly physical with a primary care physician now! Many people wait until a cough [...]

Here is Why Finding a Primary Care Provider Is Critically Important for Your Health

2023-04-17T11:22:08-04:00November 3rd, 2021|2021, Employee Benefits, Health Care, Wellness|

Studies show that 25 percent of Americans do not have a primary care provider, with many turning to retail clinics, urgent care centers or emergency rooms for nonemergency medical care. However, if an individual wants to stay healthy, many [...]