Be Proactive, Stay Healthy: Why Annual Physicals Matter and How NARFA Helps

2024-05-06T15:54:20-04:00May 6th, 2024|2024, Health Care, Wellness|

They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and that certainly applies to your health. In today's busy world, it's easy to let routine checkups fall by the wayside. But according to the Centers for [...]

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 [...]

Don’t Skip the Suds: Why Handwashing Matters More Than Ever

2024-02-08T13:28:37-05:00February 7th, 2024|2024, Wellness|

Washing your hands regularly isn't just good manners, it's a powerful shield against illness and lost productivity. Let's dive into some eye-opening facts: Illnesses and the Dirty Truth: Millions of illnesses spread yearly due to poor hand hygiene. This [...]

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 [...]

Holiday Stress: Some Tips for Coping and Staying Positive

2023-12-29T09:03:18-05:00December 27th, 2023|2023, COVID-19 Updates, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Wellness|

The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The holidays often present a dizzying array of demands — cooking meals, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few. And [...]

The ER vs. Urgent Care: Know Where To Go For Care Before You Need It

2023-10-05T13:13:54-04:00September 22nd, 2023|2023, COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips, Wellness|

During the pandemic many people are hesitant to visit hospitals for needs that they may have. It has been recommended that people stop by urgent cares in their specific areas to be treated for those needs, rather than going [...]

Here are 3 Ways to Use Your HSA To Get Care During Mental Health Month

2023-12-19T15:59:25-05:00May 15th, 2023|2023, Benefits Administration, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits, Wellness|

Mental health is just as important as physical health, and it's important to seek help if you're struggling. But mental health care can be expensive, which is why it's important to know how to use your health savings account [...]

May is Mental Health Month: EAPs Are A Great Resource

2023-12-19T15:59:26-05:00May 15th, 2023|2023, Benefits Administration, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits, Wellness|

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are confidential, short-term counseling and referral services offered by employers to their employees and their families. EAPs can provide assistance with a variety of personal and work-related issues, including: Stress Anxiety Depression Substance abuse Family [...]

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 [...]