As unemployment numbers in the US reach their highest levels since the great depression, business owners and their employees face every day the question, what do I do now? Not only do employees face loss of income, they also face the possible loss of health insurance and other benefits leaving them vulnerable to new debt or even financial collapse if they get sick or hurt. One In the midst of all the bad news, there are some things happening that can help.
Many health insurance companies are providing direct relief for people facing the health consequences of this pandemic. United Healthcare, Cigna and Humana are among the most proactive companies working to reduce the impact on both the insured and the uninsured. A recent article in Benefits Pro outlines just a few of the discounts and rebates being offered to people to help ((Read It Here)
In addition, United Healthcare has introduced a range of options for short term medical coverage to fill the gap for employees who are losing their employer sponsored coverage. They have created materials and information flyers for both employees and for employers who want to make sure their employees have the information they need to take advantage of these options. If you are interested in learning more about these policy options please contact us at 3to99 and we will get you the information you need.