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TGIF!

TGIF!

Have you ever just had one of those days?  Or maybe one of those weeks? As I scurried around this morning, more focused on the day ahead than anything else, I noticed that I was “clomping” through the NTCA garage.  Clomping? One shoe making a thunking noise and the other oddly silent.  When I lifted my shoe to see if I had stepped in something to make one silent or maybe knocked off part of a heel to make one…

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All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

Thanks to the NTCA GHP dental plan, I had the opportunity to start a dental implant process today. Well, “opportunity” might be a strong word to use, but after losing a tooth earlier this year, I thought long and hard about how many teeth one really needs. With so many in one place, surely there are a few to spare? As I sat in the dental chair and looked at his various “tools of torture”—oops, I mean dental equipment—I was…

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Wellness Pays!

Wellness Pays!

A few months ago I registered for our newly offered Wellness Connections, an initiative that we’ve been really excited about here at NTCA. It allows us to give some tools to our member companies and their employees so they can take wellness goals into their own hands. Given that we also operate health care benefits for our members and their employees, it’s like peanut M&Ms—a perfect match! (Oh, maybe I shouldn’t have used a candy analogy in a wellness blog?) Anyway, I entered…

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Healthcare Focus

Healthcare Focus

While attending our Group Health Program (GHP) Trust Committee meeting this week, we focused on ensuring that all participants continue to receive quality health care benefits through GHP.  We’ll keep you informed about regulatory changes as a the health care reform legislation is implemented.  Our ongoing efforts to provide you with as many tools and as much information as you need are included in the Health Care Reform Resource Center at www.ntca.org  I know how important providing quality health care…

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