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

2023-05-15T18:00:22-04:00May 15th, 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

2023-05-15T11:17:53-04:00May 15th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

Agencies Issue Report on Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

2023-04-17T11:12:15-04:00August 4th, 2022|2022, Benefits Administration, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Compliance, Employee Benefits Legislation, Wellness|

The DOL, HHS, and IRS issued a report to Congress on the failure by group health plans to comply with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA). The report is required by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), which [...]

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 [...]

Mental Health: The Importance Of Understanding And Recognizing Issues At Work

2023-04-17T11:22:51-04:00July 9th, 2021|2021, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits, Wellness|

More than half of adults with mental illness do not receive treatment for their conditions, which means that for every person receiving help for conditions like anxiety or depression, there is another individual who is struggling with a condition they might [...]