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Carriers adapt workplace benefits to help employees affected by coronavirus

Many companies have reduced hours, or laid off or furloughed their employees to mitigate the loss of income amid the coronavirus pandemic. This does not ...

Employers need to have a game plan now for returning to work after coronavirus

Nonessential employees could still be working from home throughout the month of May — possibly longer — due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But employers need ...

Using telehealth to respond to coronavirus concerns

Telehealth, by all accounts, will likely play a major role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The remote provision of clinical services via telecommunications technology, ...

9 guidelines for working remotely as coronavirus disruptions continue

While working remotely isn’t a new topic by any means, many insurance agencies are being thrown into it quickly amid the COVID-19 pandemic. What we’re ...

What the CARES Act means for student loan benefits

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on employees globally, forcing many to work from home and many others out of work entirely. Over 3 million ...

COVID-19: Adaptation is key – health analytics for planning in our changed world

March 11th saw the World Health Organization (WHO) declare a pandemic. This marked a change that immediately impacted our daily lives – our world has ...

Telehealth benefit takes aim at rising healthcare costs

As businesses and employees nationwide lay off workers and cut costs amid the coronavirus pandemic, national telehealth provider MeMD is offering short-term access to virtual ...

Understanding new paid leave rules in the Coronavirus Response Act

In an attempt to address aspects of the workplace upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. That act included ...

Understanding the coronavirus relief package and stimulus checks

What does the just-enacted largest relief package in history mean for your employees? As the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic shutters business and slows economic ...

Dental, vision and the big picture of integrated benefits

Integrated benefits can improve patient care and better support human resource departments. Integration can also help connect the dots between different health benefits, like dental ...

Your client lost their job due to coronavirus. Now what?

The coronavirus is having a big impact on many industries — energy, airlines and hospitality, just to name a few. While President Trump and Congress ...

U.S. employment plummets, ahead of surge in layoffs

U.S. employment plummeted last month in the first decline since 2010, offering an initial look at the widespread devastation the coronavirus pandemic has already begun ...