HealthPass / UnitedHealthcare/Oxford – Special Open Enrollment

See below from HealthPass HealthPass / UnitedHealthcare/Oxford Special Open Enrollment Period To assist members in accessing care during the COVID-19 pandemic, UnitedHealthcare/Oxford is providing members with a Special Open Enrollment Opportunity effective immediately through April 6, 2020. This opportunity is limited to eligible employees who previously did not elect coverage. Dependents, such as spouses and… Read More

Emblem, Advantage Care Physicians and COVID-19

Advantage Care Physicians is a group of 39 multi-specialty practices owned by Emblem Health.  They are a great resource for Emblem members who do not have an ongoing relationship with a Primary Care Physician or who are seeking alternative treatment resources. Advantage Care Physicians Flyer Please see the below updates regarding our Advantage Care Physician… Read More

Horizon Update: Small Group Certifications

See Below Announcement From Horizon Regarding 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. With regard to NJSEH, effective immediately, all April-July anniversary groups will be deemed compliant. For groups that have… Read More

Principal COVID-19 Communication

See below from Guardian COVID-19 and our insurance solutions As we’re monitoring the COVID-19 impact, we’re making adjustments that allow us to continue to serve customers while protecting the health and safety of our employees and their families. Part of a bigger solution Here in the U.S., we’ve restricted certain travel, enhanced cleaning, cancelled events,… Read More

Guardian to cover employees with reduced work hours

See below for Guardian’s COVID-19 Policy on covering employees with reduced work hours Guardian is actively monitoring the changing coronavirus situation and continues to focus on how to best serve our customers. Because we take our responsibilities seriously, we’re now providing additional flexibility to continue coverage for an employee who may normally lose benefit eligibility due… Read More

Cigna Group Insurance (Life, LTD, STD) COVID-19 FAQ

See below from Cigna for Group Insurance (Life, LTD, STD) Cigna remains positioned to help support its customers’ and clients’ health and well-being as the Coronavirus pandemic continues. As a global health service leader, we remain committed to leading at this unprecedented moment. Cigna has removed financial barriers to make it easier for medical customers… Read More

MetLife COVID-19 Policy for Furloughed Employees and Premium Grace Periods

MetLife Furloughed Employees (if you have questions around a specific customer, we can escalate them to our COVID-19 Inquiries team): 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.  If the certificate does not include furloughs as an… Read More

PGP Summary of Updates to the COVID-19 Resource Center

We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! There has been a ton of information distributed over the last 2 days. We thought it might be helpful to let you know what new information has been added to the COVID-19 Resource Center since our initial communication. You can continue to check the Resource Center as… Read More