We hope that during this time you and your families are staying safe and healthy. We know there have been a lot of questions and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 virus. Due to the economic challenges this has brought, insurance carriers have made adjustments to assist their insureds during these times. As we learn of any changes or updates, we are working around the clock to make sure we get this information out to you.
Some carrier adjustments we have seen have been the following:
- Special open enrollment periods for employees who did not initially jump on during the company’s enrollment period.
- Allowing employees to stay on the insurance regardless of hours worked.
- Waived Telemedicine costs.
- Extension of grace period to help employers’ cashflow