Resources to Help Employees Deal with the Impact of Covid-19

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.

How will you meet employee benefits challenges after Covid-19?

Businesses are beginning to reopen, and employees are coming back to work, or are they? Many employers are already discovering that some employees are not ready to come back. And even worse, some of the best workers in the work force are getting multiple offers from companies competing for their commitment. Now, more than ever, employee benefits can be the key to finding and keeping the team members you really want to have.

According to Kim Buckey, Sr. VP of Client Services at DirectPath, every employee has a different idea of what constitutes a good benefits package. But there are some key elements that work together to make a benefits package strong and effective. Read her article (linked here) and then give me a call or send me a message and let’s connect to see how we can help you make sure your business is in perfect position to recruit and retain the highest caliber of employees for the future.
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