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Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Dec 11, 2017 by Total Access Medical

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these helpful 12 tips for staying healthy during the holiday.

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FAQ: Employers and Direct Primary Care

Oct 07, 2016 by William Kirkpatrick

Direct primary care is when individuals or employers pay directly for primary care. Because of this form of direct care, excessive overhead, prior authorizations, billing, extra office space, and unnecessary staff is removed from the business equation. The savings attained are passed on to the patients in the form of lower fees. Doctors are less dependent on third party payers, and end up working in the best interests of patients, not insurance companies.

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Why Employers Should Care About Direct Primary Care

Sep 30, 2016 by William Kirkpatrick

"When you have health insurance, you are already paying twice. The first time you pay is when you pay your premiums, and the second time is when you pay anything in addition to those premiums, like co-pays, prescriptions, etc. Direct Primary Care is a way to decrease how much you shell out for the second payment, while providing high-quality, easily accessible primary care." - Rich Stamps, President & CEO

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Direct Primary Care and Partnering with Employers

Sep 16, 2016 by William Kirkpatrick

The way companies and their employees get access to health care is evolving quickly. Employers, employees and their families are starting to demand more convenient, on-demand access to health care. It is clear that this trend will continue, especially as today’s higher deductibles are causing increased consumer sensitivity to health care costs.

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Top Execs Are Choosing Direct Primary Care. Here's Why.

Aug 12, 2016 by William Kirkpatrick

"Whether between meetings or during a board meeting, we try to keep our clients happy and healthy in their life." - Dr. David Perkins

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Concierge Care: How much does it cost, how often can I see the doctor?

Jun 02, 2016 by William Brasko


In today’s complicated healthcare system, cost and accessibility rank highest amongst customers pain points.  Already shelling out large sums of money for health insurance, consumers are now hesitant to see doctors as it equates to additional out-of-pocket expenses.

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Executive Wellness Tip: Bike to Work (and Beyond)

May 04, 2015 by Richard Stamps

Guess what? May is National Bike Month. Established in 1956 and sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, this month celebrates all that cycling has to offer. Cycling is fun, it's great exercise, and it's something you can do alone or with family and friends.

Here are some tips to keep in mind regarding cycling in general and National Bike Month in particular.

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Corporate Health Programs Part 4: No More Excuses

Jan 26, 2015 by Richard Stamps

For those of you who've been following our blog series on corporate wellness, we hope you've enjoyed it. Here are links to part 1, part 2, and part 3.

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Benefits of Corporate Wellness Part 3: Strategies to Get Underway Today

Jan 19, 2015 by Richard Stamps

This month, in an effort to celebrate 2015 and all the resolutions we've made to lead healthier lives, we launched a blog series about corporate wellness. Read part 1 and part 2 here.

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Benefits of Health and Wellness Programs in the Workplace

Jan 05, 2015 by Richard Stamps

Hello, 2015! We've been eagerly awaiting your arrival because we're excited to try out our New Year's resolution for a heathier workplace.

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