Larissa W.

After graduating with a degree in Public Relations, I decided to start my journey in healthcare management and stayed in the industry for 9 years. Currently, I'm pursuing my masters in counseling while still keeping my hand in the healthcare field with Take Command Health. Most importantly, I'm a single mom to a three-year-old whose goal is to experience all of the emotions every hour of every day.

Recent Posts

The latest CMS rule and it's impact on the states, Obamacare

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new rule in an effort to encourage state flexibility, promote affordability, and encourage innovation in the health insurance…

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Medi-Share App: Connect with your health, community on the go

March 29, 2018 Larissa W. Medishare

In case you aren’t familiar with Medi-Share, it is a faith-based health insurance alternative that provides healthcare cost sharing. As a member, you pay a monthly share into the community that…

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How a small business HRA changes health insurance for veterinarians 

As you probably know first-hand, most veterinarians operate in a small clinic setting that isn't able to offer ordinary group health insurance plans due to the smaller number of employees and the…

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How to find the best short-term plan (and cut through the junk)

The Department of Health and Human Services released a proposed rule based on President Trump’s Executive Order from last October, allowing short-term plans to be sold for longer periods and to be…

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Read your medical bills carefully, then call a medical bill negotiator

As patients, we trust our physicians to order us tests and procedures that are necessary and important. When we get the bills, sometimes it’s a shock, but we typically pay because of the trust…

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Want to boost staff loyalty? Two words: Personalized benefits

Its no secret that benefits are a major factor when someone is looking for a job. Benefit packages also play a big role in establishing loyalty to a company for current employees. But for many…

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Big win for QSEHRAs in Minnesota with special enrollment period 

Good news for QSEHRAs in Minnesota: MNsure, Minnesota's state-based exchange, recently added a special enrollment period (SEP) for Qualifying Small Entity Health Reimbursement Arrangements (

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Can I administer a QSEHRA myself?

We often get asked if a small business owner can administer a small business HRA for their employees. Can I administer a QSEHRA myself?  The answer? Not really. Here's why experts don't recommend…

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Can I reimburse for overseas medical expenses with a QSEHRA? 

Using a QSEHRA (small business HRA) is a tax-friendly option to offer affordable, personalized benefits for your staff. But what about for those living abroad? Well, that's a bit of a gray area.…

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How to automatically make QSEHRA reimbursements through payroll

Way to go! You've decided to reimburse your employees tax-free with a QSEHRA. Trust us, your employees will thank you! So what do you do now? How do I get the funds to my employees tax-free?

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