Connecticare: Answers to common business questions related to coronavirus (COVID-19)
Posted on March 27, 2020
See below from Connecticare
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and coverage for ConnectiCare members
We know you’re working hard to answer clients’ questions and help them through this unprecedented health crisis. Here is some information that we hope will help:
Stay updated: point your clients and their employees to our coronavirus web page for information, updated regularly. We are also using our social media channels to remind members of their benefits and services available to them.
New special enrollment period for uninsured individuals
Access Health CT (ACHCT) announced a new special enrollment period so uninsured Connecticut residents can sign up for health insurance during the coronavirus emergency.
Learn more at Learn.AccessHealthCT.com.
Losing coverage for other reasons, including job changes or losses
We can help if you have clients who qualify for a special enrollment period now or in the coming days and months. Contact Broker Services at 1-800-723-2986, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, for support.
Changes to large- and small-group plans and administration
We recently notified you of changes to large- and small-group plans and small-group plan administration scheduled to begin with May 1 new and renewing business. (See the March 2020 issue of SalesCall.) We’ve changed our timeline considering the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency. Changes to new and renewing group plans will start with Aug. 1, 2020 renewals and new business.
We look forward to being able to introduce you to the enhancements – including the First Health network for FlexPOS plans, and Teladoc telemedicine – this summer. Your account representatives are working from their homes and are available to answer your questions. Please do not hesitate to contact them.
Resources for business owners
These are difficult times for businesses. We cannot offer legal, financial or tax advice, but we can share some resources for the business community in Connecticut: