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NAHU

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Aetna: What you need to Know about COVID-19

Aetna has created an all-in-one resource site for members. Find links to COVID-19 testing sites, ways to protect yourself and more.
Visit the site.

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Aetna/CVS FAQ

The CVS Health Enterprise Response and Resiliency and Infectious Disease Response teams are actively monitoring the rapidly evolving international Coronavirus outbreak.
Visit the site.
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AmeriHealth New Jersey: Get the latest news from AmeriHealth New Jersey on COVID-19.
Care and Services Available for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
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Cigna: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak
Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak and what you need to know.
Get the details.

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Guardian: Coronavirus Updates
We continue to protect the health and safety of our customers, their families, and our colleagues.
Learn more.

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The Hartford: Coronavirus Resource Center
We’re all in this together. As businesses, as communities, as families, we will face down the global Coronavirus pandemic as one. The Hartford is committed to the safety and health of our clients, customers, employees and the communities we serve. Visit the site.


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Horizon BCBS NJ: Coronavirus- What you need to know.

At Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, our top priorities are the health and well-being of our members, employees, and the thousands of health professionals we rely on for good care.
Visit the site.


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Kaiser Permanente Novel Coronavirus FAQ
Your health and safety are always Kaiser Permanente’s top priority. To help you protect yourself and your loved ones, we’ve gathered the most important information and guidance on the Coronavirus and COVID-19.
Read more.
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MetLife: COVID-19 U.S. Customer Update
You’re focused on health and well-being – for your customers, your employees and yourselves. So are we. We want you to know that we’re here for you and operationally prepared to handle all customer questions and service all claims in a timely manner.
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Principal: Insurance Coverage and COVID-19
We know that there are many questions about COVID-19. What we don’t want is for you to have questions about how it applies to your insurance coverage.
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The Standard: Business Resiliency at The Standard in Response to COVID-19
As the scope and complexity of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak grows, The Standard is confident in our response and in our continued ability to meet and exceed customer expectations.
Read more.

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UHC: COVID-19 Support and Resources
UnitedHealthcare is expanding your access to care, support and resources to help you navigate through this unprecedented time.
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Equitable: COVID-19 FAQ
We recognize the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had an unprecedented impact on all of our personal and professional lives. We wanted to reassure you that Equitable is ready and able to serve our brokers, our clients, and their employees — safely and effectively — with no disruption to business. Visit the site.




Aetna

June 1, 2020
Extending Liberalizations for Small Groups Aetna would like to notify you that although the country is starting to reopen, they are continuing to offer extensions on policies until September 2020. Read more.
May 19, 2020
Ready to Help Aetna is willing to accept premium payments in advance of premium due dates. Learn more.
April 28, 2020
Important Business Update for AFA Aetna has important information on delivery of July renewals, virtual tools and resources, and more. Read more.
April 9, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program Under the CARES Act As a courtesy, Aetna is providing an overview of the Paycheck Protection Program, along with data on the total medical premiums/funds they have paid to Aetna in 2019 and 2020. Read more.
April 3, 2020
Special Enrollment Period for Select Aetna Customers Aetna is providing an option for most of its insured commercial group insurance and Small Group Aetna Funding Advantage (AFA) customers to offer a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) to their eligible populations. Learn more.
March 30, 2020
FAQ Health Plan options for Business Owners During COVID-19 Aetna has released an FAQ flyer of their current responses for Small Group and AFA clients. Learn more.
March 24, 2020
Aetna: COVID-19 FAQ Available
We understand the many challenges you and your clients are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We've received many questions regarding the health plan options that are available. Read More.

View the FAQ.
March 24, 2020
Aetna: AFA for Small Group Health Plan Options for Small Business Owners During COVID-19 This FAQ describes options for Aetna's small group customers during this dynamic time
Read more.
March 12, 2020
Aetna: COVID-19 Small Group Resources
CVS Health (Aetna) announced a series of steps designed to support the health and well-being of your clients Aetna members, ensure patient access to medication, and remove barriers to care.
Learn more.

AmeriHealth New Jersey
May 26, 2020
Market Edge News for Brokers AmeriHealth NJ has released an edition of market edge including information on returning to the workplace and the COVID-19 deferred Premium Program dunning and termination process. Learn more.
May 12, 2020
Return to Work Webcast You're invited to join AmeriHealth NJ for a Return to Work webcast on May 14. This webcast will cover how employers are preparing to return to the workplace as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease and are lifted. Register now.
May 5, 2020
Expanded Prior Authorization and Extended Benefit Change AmeriHealth NJ is continuing to provide care for members during the COVID-19 pandemic by expanding the waiver for prior authorization to include admission for any diagnosis until June 4. Learn more.
April 27, 2020
Market Edge AmeriHealthNJ has released a Market Edge including answers to additional questions about COVID-19, including updated FAQs and additional resources on the business hub. Read more.
April 22, 2020
Deferred Premium Program Letters AmeriHealth NJ will be notifying group customers of the Deferred Premium Program allowing them to defer their payments without interest or penalty. Read more.
April 15, 2020
Market Edge AmeriHealth NJ has released another Market Edge communication including answers to COVID-19 questions, legislative update summary, and a new business hub website for COVID-19. Learn more.
April 13, 2020
Market Edge AmeriHealthNJ has released a Market Edge including information on the Deferred Premium Program, grace period flexibility, a guide for setting up credit card payments and more. Learn more.
April 8, 2020
Market Edge AmeriHealthNJ has released an additional market edge for brokers with information on cost-sharing, and a mindfulness app for AmeriHealth NJ members. Learn more.
April 6, 2020
Market Edge AmeriHealth NJ has released the April edition of Market Edge. It includes some important COVID-19 related updates about premium payments, telemedicine, and business certifications for renewal groups. Learn more.
March 23, 2020
AmeriHealth New Jersey: Broker Alert Employee Eligibility Exception for Furloughed or Temporarily Laid Off Employees Read about the exceptions for furloughed or temporarily laid off employees as a result of COVID-19. Learn more.
March 21, 2020
AmeriHealth New Jersey: Broker Alert Update AmeriHealthNJ has launched a COVID-19 Resource page and offers additional information on telemedicine. Read More.
March 20, 2020
AmeriHealth New Jersey: Broker Alert Update
We understand that your clients have questions regarding their health care options and safety as COVID 19 continues to impact our communities.
Read more.
March 19, 2020
AmeriHealth New Jersey: Broker Alert
Please see our latest FAQ document,
which addresses recent questions we have received from clients, brokers, and consultants.
Learn more.
March 9, 2020
AmeriHealth New Jersey: Broker Alert
AmeriHealth New Jersey responds to COVID 19 (Coronavirus). Learn more.

Ameritas
May 27, 2020
COVID-19 Relief and Member Benefit Enhancements The goal for Ameritas during the pandemic is to help customers maintain benefit coverage and good health. After extending grace periods and eliminating renewal rate increases, they are making a few additional updates. Learn more.
March 24, 2020
Ameritas: FAQ for Producers and Group Policy Holders and Members Ameritas is working around the clock to answer commonly asked questions for customers and business partners. View the FAQ.


Avesis
April 3, 2020
Updated Renewal Rates We have discussed rate renewals during the current business disruption period with many customers, and we are pleased to announce our plan renewal approach in the immediate term. Learn more.


Cigna
May 1, 2020
Cigna Special Coverage for COVID-19 Cigna has created a easy reference guide to all the plan changes they have made since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out the handy client level snapshot here.
April 14, 2020
Additional Clinical Sessions Now through September 30, 2020, Cigna has expanded emotional support to include more sessions and virtual meetings. Learn more.
April 2, 2020
New Employer Resource Center Cigna has launched a new employer resource center for COVID-19 related items. Check it out.
March 31, 2020
Cigna Big Picture Check out all the additional resources Cigna is offering to support you and your clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.
March 31, 2020
Updated FAQ Cigna has released an updated FAQ document to include pharmacy information as well as their updated coverage position. Get the FAQ.
March 30, 2020
Cigna Waiving Customer Cost Sharing and Co-Payments for COVID-19 Treatment Cigna is taking another step forward to deliver access to simple, affrodable, and predictable health care. Read More.
March 26, 2020
Cigna: Group Insurance Updated FAQs and More We know many of our clients are looking to us to help address leave-of-absence policies, evolving federal and state legislation, and disability coverage for their employees. Read more.
March 23, 2020
Cigna: Our Commitment to Support Learn how Cigna is leading the way by making adjustments to claims and leave processes. Read the communication.
March 18, 2020
Cigna: Ready When you Need Us
From the first signs of the COVID-19 outbreak, Cigna has been working diligently behind the scenes to support the health and well-being of our employees, clients, customers, and communities.
Learn more.
March 10, 2020
Cigna: Cigna to Cover the Cost of COVID-19 Test
Top of mind for many customers is coverage. Cigna will cover COVID-19 testing similar to a preventive benefit for fully-insured and Administrative Services Only (ASO) plans, waiving co-pays, deductibles and co-insurance for customers.
Get the details.
March 10, 2020
Cigna: Instructions for ASO Plans
Organizations that offer Administrative Services Only (ASO) self-funded plans have the option to decline COVID-19 testing as a preventive-type benefit.
Read more.

Delta Dental
May 21, 2020
Premium Relief for Clients - Additional Details  Delta Dental would like to provide some additional information concerning the  30% credit for premium payments for the months of April, May, and June. Learn more.
May 8, 2020
Updated Call Center Hours Delta Dental of New Jersey has updated their call center hours in an effort to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Read more.
April 28, 2020
Minimum Group Size Waived for Current 2-50 Groups Delta Dental is helping preserve employee benefits by offering relief to employers for 2-50 life groups administered through Allied. Get more details.
April 22, 2020
Renewal Rate Freeze Delta Dental of New Jersey will not be increasing rates for fully insured clients with fewer than 500 employees with anniversary renewals between May and December. Read more.
April 9, 2020
Coffee Break Webinar Delta Dental would like to invite you to their coffee break webinar on April 15, 2020 to discuss COVID-19 related information such as business continuity, relief for premium payments, and how to protect your income stream. Register now.
April 8, 2020
COVID-19 Resources Delta Dental would like to provide a quick update on what they're doing to help you and your clients navigate the current health crisis. Learn more.
March 25, 2020
Delta Dental: COVID-19 Response Check out the latest from Dental Dental on how they are activating their business continuity plans and helping members cope during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.
March 25, 2020
Delta Dental: Ways We Are Keeping Clients Covered
Many of our clients are already feeling the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are working to help them keep their employees covered. Here are some ways we can help. Learn more.

Equitable
April 7, 2020
Important Updates and Resources Equitable would like to provide information on rate stability for clients, continuation of coverage and assistance with absence management. Learn more.
March 31, 2020
Equitable: A Update from Thomas Flavin Equitable would like to update benefits producers with COVID-19 dedicated resources and additional answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Read more.
March 25, 2020
Equitable: A Message from Thomas Flavin 
We want to reassure you that Equitable is here to help guide you through this evolving situation, without any interruption to business.
Read more.

Guardian

May 20, 2020
Pandemic Support Program for Customers Guardian is launching a pandemic support program to help clients manage costs and provide employees with affordable, uninterrupted access to care. Learn more.
May 19, 2020
Updated Position on LTD Guardian would like to share their updated position on LTD as it pertains to layoffs, furlough, and reduction in hours. Learn more.
May 12, 2020
Temporary Accommodations Extended With the evolving conditions of the pandemic and to support customers, Guardian is making some additional changes to their benefits extension. Read more.
April 20, 2020
COIVD-19 Expanded EAP Benefits Guardian is expanding their Worklife Matters Employee Assistance Program to all small business customers until June 31, 2020. Learn more.
April 15, 2020
COVID-19 Now Covered Under Accident Guardian would like to announce that the federal government has deemed COVID-19 testing as preventative care for ACA purposes. Learn more.
April 13, 2020
Weekly Recap Guardian has released a weekly recap of their COVID-19 related information from last week. Check it out.
April 6, 2020
Updated FAQ, Service Enhancements and Legislative Updates Guardian would like to summarize some additional updates with you from the past week. Learn more.
April 3, 2020
Updated COVID-19 Scenarios Guardian would like to share the updated COVID-19 Scenarios document compiled by the Department of Labor. See the update.
March 31, 2020
Updated FAQ Guardian just released an updated FAQ document with updated positions on furloughed employees, extended grace periods and other updates. Learn more.
March 31, 2020
Updated Information on Paid Sick Leave for NY and NJ Guardian is providing some updated insight into New York and New Jersey Paid Sick Leave. Check out the resources below.
March 27, 2020
Guardian: Standard Rehire Provision Guardian would like to remind brokers and members of their standard rehire provision. Read more.
March 26, 2020
Guardian: 10 Things Employers Need to Know About Leave Law- Webinar Recap Don't worry if you missed this important webinar you can still get all the details below!
March 26, 2020
Guardian: Updated FAQ
Be sure to check out the updated responses to some of the most frequently asked questions in regards to COVID-19. Get the FAQs.
March 19, 2020
Guardian: New Legislation for Plan Holders
Understanding the new Coronavirus legislation.
Learn more.
March 19, 2020
Guardian: New Legislation for Brokers
Understanding the new Coronavirus legislation.
See the details.


The Hartford
March 20, 2020
The Hartford: Grace Period Update
As a courtesy to our Group Benefits policyholders, we have extended all grace periods until June 1, 2020 for customers with payments due for their February, March and April 2020 bills to allow continuing insurance coverage through June 1, 2020.
Read more.



March 19, 2020
The Hartford: Handling the Potential Impact of COVID-19
Rest assured that The Hartford’s commitment to you is unwavering, and we are here to support your needs.
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey
May 15, 2020
COVID-19 Resource Guide Update Horizon BCBSNJ is trying to help alleviate some of the stress on customers and the health care community by expanding coverage and adjusting business practices. Learn more in the updated resource guide.
May 13, 2020
Hero Nurse Recovers from COVID-19 and Returns to the Frontlines Horizon BCBSNJ would like to share the story of Priscilla Maranon who returned to the nursing frontlines after battling COVID-19. Read more.
May 7, 2020
COVID-19 Updates Horizon BCBSNJ would like to update you on protecting coverage, access to care and $0 cost treatment and how they are supporting community partners. Learn more.
May 4, 2020
COVID-19 Resource Guide Update Horizon BCBSNJ has updated their resource guide to include the extended date of prior authorization waivers. Read more.
April 23, 2020
Broker and Group Mailing from Christopher Lepre Horizon has released the below letters for use. Brokers should share the Group letter with their clients.
April 22, 2020
Dental Benefits Clarification Horizon would like to provide further clarification on how they are helping members with dental benefits get care during COVID-19. Read more.
April 22, 2020
COVID-19 Update from Christopher Lepre, EVP, Commercial Business Unit Horizon would like to provide an update on how they are supporting healthcare heroes, helping vulnerable neighbors, and more during COVID-19. Read more.
April 21, 2020
Official Process for 60 Day Emergency Grace Period Horizon BCBSNJ would like to outline their process for groups to execute the 60-day emergency grace period in both small employer and large group markets. Learn more.
April 20, 2020
COVID-19 Resource Guide Update Horizon BCBSNJ is looking to alleviate some of the stress on customers and the health care community. Therefore, they have updated their resource guide to include all of the major changes due to COVID-19. View the Resource Guide.
April 16, 2020
COVID-19 Update Horizon BCBSNJ doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and health clinicians answer Governor Murphy's Call to Serve. Read more.
April 14, 2020
Virtual ID Card Available Horizon BCBSNJ would like to notify you that a Virtual Member ID card is available online, since the distribution of physical cards may be delayed due to COVID-19. Learn how to access the Virtual Member ID card here.
April 14, 2020
USAble Life Maintains Current Rates of Renewals for June, July, and August 2020 USAble is maintaining group rates with under 500 lives. Learn more.
April 13, 2020
NJ Pandemic Relief Fund Horizon to donate an additional $2 million to aid in the response to COVID-19. Learn more.
April 8, 2020
COVID-19 Cost-Sharing Update Horizon BCBSNJ will be eliminating any member cost-sharing for all COVID-19 related treatments for in-patient or out-patient treatment. Learn more.
April 3, 2020
SBA Loan-Bank Requirements Horizon has received many inquiries about the payroll requirements that fall within in the stimulus and SBA loans for employer groups. Read more.
March 31, 2020
Additional Payment Flexibilty Horizon BCBSNJ is now allowing credit cards to be used for premium payments for Small Groups. Read more.
March 31, 2020
COVID-19 Update Horizon BCBSNJ will now be waiving administrative requirements for inpatient care at acute facilities. Learn more.
March 31, 2020
Horizon Brief Notes: COVID-19 Resource Guide Now Available The COVID-19 resource guide is now available to help you understand the changes Horizon is making. Get the details.
March 26, 2020
Horizon BCBSNJ: New Telemedicine Update Horizon BCBSNJ relaxes telemedicine policies until June 30, 2020 to include Skype, Facetime or telephone. Get the details.
March 26, 2020
Horizon BCBSNJ: Small Group Certifications
Due to the declared public health emergency by the Governor and until it is lifted, Horizon BCBSNJ understands that our small employer community is working through many concerns. Learn more.
March 25, 2020
HorizonBCBSNJ: Newly Released FAQ Horizon recently released a new FAQ for brokers with their most asked questions in regards to COVID-19.
View the FAQs
March 24, 2020
HorizonBCBSNJ: Electronic Signature Accepted for a Limited Time Horizon BCBSNJ will be accepting computer generated signatures for a limited time due to COVID-19. Read More.
March 23, 2020
Horizon BCBSNJ: Members Can Now Use Horizon Vision Benefits Online Learn more about the additional in-network options for vision care. Read more.
March 16, 2020
Horizon BCBSNJ: USAble’s Response
This communication to inform you of our readiness during this uncertain time and to provide guidance on our Short-Term Disability (STD) and Supplemental Policies relative to COVID-19.
Learn More.
March 11, 2020
Horizon BCBSNJ: Group Update
Group Update concerning the steps Horizon BCBSNJ is taking regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) for our fully insured members and members enrolled in State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees' Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) health plans.
Download the guide.
March 6, 2020
Horizon BCBSNJ: Horizon Announces Initial Steps to Support Members Through COVID-19 Outbreak
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) members will have access to a wide array of supports from the state’s leading health insurer as New Jersey prepares to deal with the impact of the growing COVID-19 outbreak. Read more.

Lincoln Financial
May 1, 2020
Important Updates Lincoln Financial would like to share a COVID-19 Regulatory Activity by State resource that shows the full picture of what is happening in regards to COVID-19 as well as teledentistry updates and clarification about minors under recent NY legislation. Read more.
April 22, 2020
Renewals Under 100 Lives Lincoln Financial will be offering a rate pass on all lines of coverage for one year. Read more.

Members Health Plan New Jersey
May 22, 2020
COVID-19 Update MHPNJ has released updated information for employers and sponsors. Read more.
April 28, 2020
COVID-19 Update MHPNJ would like to provide updated Employer and Sponsor resources with the most up to date COVID-19 information, including FAQs and webinar invites. Read more.

April 7, 2020
Access to Group Invoices MHPNJ understands the current need to access group invoices for those employers interested in applying for stimulus loans. Learn more.

March 30, 2020
COVID-19 Update As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves or escalates, our team will continue to stay in touch with our partners Aetna/CVS Health and Express Scripts. Learn more.
March 27, 2020
Members Health Plan New Jersey: Behavioral Health Tele-Visits Processed At Normal Benefit Levels. Members Health Plan NJ wants to remind members Teladoc services are available to behavioral health as well. Read More.
March 17, 2020
Members Health Plan New Jersey: COVID-19 Intervention… What you Need to Know Members Health Plan NJ (MHPNJ) supports the health and well-being of our members. We’ve put together some valuable information for our members.
Read more.


MetLife
April 29, 2020
New Offerings for Healthcare Field Employees MetLife would like to show their appreciation to the healthcare field confronting the challenges of this pandemic by offering complimentary digital estate planning. Read more.
April 24, 2020
Important Update on MetLife Dental PPO Premiums MetLife will be offering a 25% credit to customers with fully insured dental PPO plans for April and May. Read more.
April 23, 2020
Webinar and Additional Resources MetLife would like to invite you to an upcoming COVID-19 webinar as well as provide an update to their auto and home policy credit, disaster relief plans and PlanSmart virtual opportunities. Learn more.
April 8, 2020
COVID-19 Updates from MetLife MetLife would like to share some information on holding rates, PlanSmart Financial Wellness, a dedicated COVID-19 hotline, voluntary benefits, and a new Financial Wellness hub. Check it out.
March 27, 2020
MetLife: Revised Furlough In response to the unique COVID-19 pandemic, MetLife has issued a revised statement on Furloughed and Laid Off Employees. Learn more.
March 19, 2020
MetLife: Enacted Federal Leave Legislation in response to COVID-19 Letter (<500 Lives) At MetLife, we have been monitoring the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 and how recent federal legislation may impact our customers’ leave plans and obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). Read more.
March 19, 2020
MetLife: Enacted Federal Leave Legislation in Response to COVID-19 Letter (500+ Lives)
At MetLife, we have been monitoring the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 and how recent federal legislation may impact our customers’ leave plans and obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”).
Read more.
March 2020
MetLife: FAQ COVID-19 Preparedness
MetLife takes the health and well-being of our customers and their employees, our associates and our business partners seriously. During this time, we are here for you and your workforce.
Learn more.
March 2020
MetLife: Continuation of Coverage
We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may require customers to unexpectedly furlough employees, and employee certificates may not include furloughs as an approved leave of absence.
Read the details.


Principal
May 11, 2020
SMB Tools and Resources Principal would like to make you aware of available resources that can help small and medium sized business customers manage cash flow, assist terminated employees, assist furloughed employees, adapt to reduced hours or adapting to new working conditions. Read more.
May 7, 2020
Giving Back to Employers Principal is providing help to employers and providers who have been impacted by dental closures and a lack in the ability to use their dental benefits. Read more.
May 1, 2020
News and Resources Principal would like to provide you with the latest news and resources including information on SMB customer support, business market resources, group benefits, and individual disability and life insurance. Read more.
April 23, 2020
Update on CARES Act Tools, Individual Disability and Life Insurances, and Group Benefits Principal would like to share some updated information that will help you do business with them. Learn more.
April 20, 2020
Principal News and Resources Principal would like to release information and tools related to the CARES Act, individual disability insurance, individual life insurance, group benefits, and nonqualified deferred comp plans. Learn more.
April 9, 2020
New Principal Format for COVID-19 Resources To help us better serve up timely content as it relates to your business, we’re trying a new format that will help us include more of what you need to know. Learn more.
March 30, 2020
Principal: Rate Holds for COVID-19
One way Principal is helping those cope with COVID-19 is by instilling a rate hold for upcoming renewals.
Learn more.
March 27, 2020
Principal: COVID-19 Update on from Principal This short update provides insight on continuation, billing/premiums, renewals, new business, and claims. Learn more.
March 12, 2020
Principal: A message from the CEO
Like many of you, we are closely monitoring the spread and impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) around the world. This is first and foremost a health crisis, and our thoughts go out to those who have been directly affected by the virus in their communities and to the health care workers who are on the front-lines in managing it.
Read more.

Reliance
April 13, 2020
COVID-19 Response Resource Reliance Standard has release a FAQ document to keep you informed and up-to-date with the latest information and resources for support during this time. Get the FAQ.


ShelterPoint
April 17, 2020
COVID-19 Resource Center Review ShelterPoint has added a few additional resources to their COVID-19 center including help links for Benefit Alternatives as well as fun coloring pages for kids (or adults!) Check it out.
April 10, 2020
New Articles and Information ShelterPoint has released new articles and information on their COVID-19 resources center concerning Paid Sick Leave. Check it out.
April 6, 2020
Get Answers to Your COVID-19 Questions Here New articles have been added to the ShelterPoint resource center including information on Quarentine Orders, NY vs Federal benefits outline, and NY's Short Term Disability and Paid Family Leave. Learn more.
March 26, 2020
ShelterPoint: Don't Miss These Valuable Resources
ShelterPoint has updated their easy to use resources. Get all your COVID-19 questions answered as new information is released
Read more.





SunLife
May 15, 2020
Important Dental Plan Update As a result of the COVID-19 disruption, SunLife will be issuing a premium credit for fully insured indemnity or PPO dental plans. Read more.
April 10, 2020
Updated Critical Illness Benefit and Leave Information SunLife would like to share the below documents on their updates to the CI benefit plans as well as Paid Leave Law updates for New York and New Jersey.
April 6, 2020
Perspectives Latest Issue with COVID-19 Updates In this special edition of Perspectives, learn how SunLife is helping clients during the COVID-19 pandemic including ways to work digitally. Read more.
March 26, 2020
SunLife: In Case You Missed It- Webinar Recap
The Employment Law Compliance Issues for Employers in Responding to COVID-19 webinar has been posted for you to now view. Don't miss this valuable information.
Watch now.
March 23, 2020
SunLife: Client Administrative Updates in Response to COVID-19 SunLife has made two recent changes to the administrative protocol for clients. Learn more.
March 2020
SunLife: Short-Term Disability Claims Related to Coronavirus How do we define a disability related to the Coronavirus? Here are two scenarios that clarify our position. Read the details.

The Standard
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March 31, 2020
COVID-19 and Renewals Information 
The Standard released a FAQ document to help answer the most commonly asked questions in regards to the COVID-19 situation. It includes updates on furloughed employees and grace periods.
Read more.


United Concordia

April 30, 2020
Replenished Loan and Debt Relief Options UPDATE United Concordia Dental has updated information on the recently replenished CARES Act and how your small business clients can benefit. Read more.
April 10, 2020
Small Business Relief United Concordia would like to share loan and debt relief options during COVID-19 to assist small businesses during this pandemic. Learn more.
April 7, 2020
Group Dental Plans and the COVID Response United Concordia Dental has released answers to the most current questions facing customers right not. Get the FAQ.
March 30, 2020
Teledentistry Coverage During COVID-19
Dental emergencies can happen when you least expect it. If you have an urgent problem during COVID-19, you can seek care from the safety of home. Because teledentistry is covered by your United Concordia Dental plan.
Read more.


UnitedHealthCare (UHC)
June 2, 2020
Updated FAQ UHC and UHC Oxford have released updated information in their COVID-19 FAQ. Get the updates.
June 2, 2020
Premium Relief for Fully Insured UHC will be issuing premium relief for fully insured small and large employer groups (excluding ASO) for NY, NJ and CT. Learn more.
May 21, 2020
COVID-19 Briefing UHC is hosting their latest COVID-19 webinar on June 9 for brokers and consultants. Register now.
May 12, 2020
Special Enrollment for Vision and Dental UHC is providing fully insured customers with a special COVID-19 dental and Vision enrollment opportunity. Learn more.
May 7, 2020
Return to Work Communication UHC has communicated  about the current resources they have made available to assist in the transition of returning back to the workplace. View the communication.
May 6, 2020
Return to Work Resources Later this week, UHC will be communicating to UHC and Oxford clients about their Return to Work resources available on their various employer platforms. Read more.
April 29, 2020
How UHC is Helping the Community and Webinar Invite UHC would like to share how they are helping local communities in the NY, NJ and CT area as well as invite you to join them for a Fully Insured and All Savers COVID-19 webinar. Read more.
April 23, 2020
Premium Payment Grace Period Extended for NJ UHC and Oxford Policy Holders UHC will be notifying policyholders of the extended grace period. View a preview of the communication here.
April 3, 2020
Buy-Down Policy Clarification UHC would like to provide some additional guidelines on their buy-down policy. Learn more.
April 3, 2020
Grace Period Extended UHC has announced they will be extending the grace period an addtional 30 days. Learn more.
April 3, 2020
COVID-19: Updates on Cost-Sharing and Special Enrollment Period UHC has relased an updated communication on Cost-sharing and the special enrollment period. Review the important updates here.
March 27, 2020
UnitedHealthcare: Updated COVID-19 External FAQ UHC has updated their recently released external FAQ document. Read more.
March 26, 2020
UnitedHealthcare: COVID-19 Accessing Behavioral Health Treatment During this challenging time, it may be difficult to leave your home for therapy appointments due to social distancing or quarantine. Learn how UHC can help.
March 23, 2020
UnitedHealthcare: Virtual Visit Solution for Oxford Clients Through Amwell UHC has now implemented a virtual visit solution for oxford fully insured members through Amwell. Learn how to access it with these step-by-step instructions. Learn more.
March 21, 2020
UnitedHealthcare: Stay Informed About COVID-19 Our response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) is focused on one thing: helping you and your clients get access to the information they need. Read more.
March 20, 2020
UnitedHealthcare: New UnitedHealthcare COVID-19 briefing for Brokers & Consultants WEBINAR
Please join our next series of conversations with leaders from UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual (E&I). We'll answer the most pressing questions we've received to date, providing actionable insights you can share. Information changes frequently, and we look forward to staying in touch with you during this extraordinary time.
Register for the webinar.
March 19, 2020
UnitedHealthcare: Notice of Special COVID-19 Enrollment
To assist our members in accessing care in light of COVID-19, UnitedHealthcare is providing its fully insured small business and key account customers with a Special COVID-19 Enrollment Opportunity to enroll employees who previously failed to enroll in coverage. Read the details.
March 17, 2020
UnitedHealthcare: Coping with a Public Health Event UnitedHealthcare has created a helpline to assist with answer your questions related to COVID-19. Learn more.
March 9, 2020
UnitedHealthcare: COVID-19 Press Release
UnitedHealth Group reinforces Actions Taken to provide members and patients with COVID-19 support and resources.
Read the release.

Unum
April 30, 2020
Return to Work Planning Many clients are still in the depths of staying safe during this pandemic, while others are starting to put together a return to work strategy. Unum would like to share some insights on bringing employees back to work safely. Read more.
April 9, 2020
Preparing for Claim Surges, Legislation and New Employer Resources Unum would like to share with you their efforts to process disability claims faster, how they are staying up to date with legislation, and some go to resources for you to use during this time. Read more.
April 3, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program Applications Unum wants to notify you and your clients that applications for the Paycheck Protection Program for business with fewer than 500 employees are now being accepted. Read more.
April 1, 2020
Unum Remains Committed to Helping Clients Navigate COVID-19 As you navigate COVID-19 response plans, Unum is committed to ensuring both you and your clients have clear, easy-to-understand information about legislation that impacts them and their employees. Learn more.
March 27, 2020
Unum: Ready to Help in Challenging Times
Unum understands that you’re working hard to protect the health and safety of your employees, colleagues, communities and clients. We’re working hard to do the same.
Read more.


VSP
April 21, 2020
Vision Care Options for Offboarding VSP would like to provide some options to clients who have to make the difficult decision to offboard employees due to COVID-19, and how they can maintain vision care. Learn more.

April 16, 2020
EnVision Newsletter with COVID Update VSP members can now receive essential medical eye care services through May. Read more.

March 27, 2020
VSP: Yes, We're Here for You From the way we work, to the way we interact with our family and friends, we’re all looking at the world a little differently. We want you to know that you can depend on VSP Vision Care to be by your side during and after this rapidly evolving time. Learn more.

March 16, 2020
VSP: Important Letter for our Brokers
In such times as these, when the world faces a truly unprecedented situation together, you can count on this: Your well-being is at the heart of everything we do. Now and in the future.
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