Dee McFarland

National Healthcare Access

Working as an administrative assistant for Loudon Ford in Salem, Dee McFarland began her career while still in high school, as a student in the Occupational Business Education program at Salem High School.

During her collegiate years, McFarland worked all aspects of the business for an insurance agency in Salem. She graduated from Kent State with a degree in Human Resources and Business Management.

With over 20 years of experience in being a licensed insurance agent, McFarland is now the marketing director and an employee benefit consultant with National Healthcare Access in Boardman, 7422 Southern Blvd., where she assists employers with the administration of employee benefit and wellness plans.

McFarland specializes in educating employers about health care reform and HR compliance, and employees and individuals about their benefits and insurance in general. National Healthcare Access offers several employer educational seminars throughout the year of which McFarland has been key in implementing.

Over the years McFarland developed a passion for wellness and encouraging young people, women especially, to live up to their potential.

She is a board member and president elect of the Western Reserve Association of Health Underwriters, vice president of Youngstown Business & Professional Women, and member of Columbiana Chamber of Commerce, Salem Chamber of Commerce, Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber and Employers Resource Council of Northeast Ohio.


Company Profile: National Healthcare Access

With over 25 years of experience in the employee benefits arena, National Healthcare Access believes the key to implementing a successful benefits program is by educating their customers on the true value of their employee benefits program and teaching them how they work.

In 1990 NHA was founded in Youngstown by brothers Frank & Michael Caparso.

The company has built strong, respectful and trustworthy relationships with the nation’s top insurance carriers since its inception by working with clients to develop a benefits strategy, implement and effectively manage your employer based benefit plan and handles all services related to healthcare from enrollment to administrative services.

Now at 7422 Southern Blvd. in Boardman, NHA works closely with clients educating them on the health insurance and employee benefits landscape, to help them become empowered in making decisions that add value for their organization and each employee.

NHA can develop a long-term strategy to meet a client’s needs no matter how complex the situation.

With a team of experienced benefit professionals taking the time to identify the needs and goals of a benefits plan, and create a strategy to implement those goals while minimizing cost and fulfilling compliance requirements.