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Event: COVID-19 Insurance News Update Webinar

Insurance is an essential business. We must be knowledgeable and available to help ease our clients fears and anxiety. Every Friday, this weekly webinar will give you a chance to hear about current COVID-19 insurance news from our industry experts, and get your questions answered. Register now.

COVID-19 Insurance News

Insurance is an essential business. We must be knowledgeable and available to help ease our clients fears and anxiety. Visit our site for current commentary from our insurance experts, and curated content form around the web, for the latest COVID-19 insurance news. See more.

Event: Keys to Life Insurance Social Distance Selling

The life insurance industry is a relationship-driven business, but with the recent Coronavirus pandemic, our ability to see and visit clients has been prohibited in many areas. This is forcing us to make drastic changes in the way we do business. Join us for a webinar on April 13th at 10am EST where we will provide you the keys to selling life insurance over the phone. Register now.

Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) Guidance for County Emergency Behavioral Health/Disaster Crisis Outreach and Referral Teams (EBH/DCORT)

On March 6, 2020, Governor Wolf issued a disaster declaration in response to the presence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania. The declaration provided wide ranging efforts to slow the rate of spread of the virus and included, amongst other things, 14-day closures of non-essential businesses, recommendations to avoid unnecessary travel and social distancing. OMHSAS recognizes that this is a very stressful time for the entire community and that mental health and substance use challenges may be exacerbated by the current circumstances. Read more.

How to claim exemptions for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

How employers can claim exemptions from the emergency paid sick leave and expanded family medical leave in the Families First Coronavirus stimulus package. Read more.

Navigating COVID-19: A Quick Reference Guide for Businesses

As businesses struggle in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve compiled a list of available resources to help guide small business owners during these uncertain times. Read more.

Coronavirus Wage-and-Hour Work Time Implications: New DOL Guidance Regarding the Do's and Don'ts of Compensating Employees

Faced with navigating a broad range of employment-related issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are left wondering how to handle their most valuable resource – their human capital. New guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor clarifies compensation requirements, including overtime, for exempt and non-exempt employees affected by coronavirus-related business closures. Read more.

As U.S. unemployment spikes, feds extend benefits by three months

The U.S. Department of Labor has authorized an additional 13 weeks of unemployment compensation for those who have exhausted their existing 26-week allotment of benefits during an unsuccessful search for work, or are otherwise on the cusp of doing so. Read more.

Gov. Wolf: Health Sec. Signs Order Providing Building Safety Measures to Combat COVID-19

Under her authority as Secretary of the Department of Health to take any disease control measure appropriate to protect the public from the spread of infectious disease, Dr. Rachel Levine today signed an order providing direction for maintaining and cleaning buildings for businesses authorized to maintain in-person operations under her and the governor’s life-sustaining business orders announced March 19. Read more.

Capital BlueCross: COVID-19 Guidance for Employer Groups

As you continue to support your clients’ needs through the COVID-19 outbreak, we want you to know that the health, safety, and well-being of our employer group customers and members are our foremost concerns. Read more.

COVID-19 Employee Rights Notice

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires employers with up to 500 employees to post or distribute the Employee Rights notice as of Wednesday, April 1st when the FFCRA becomes effective. For additional information on distribution and requirements, please refer to the Department of Labor website. Read more.

AIG COVID-19 updates

COVID-19 and its impact is an on-going and evolving situation. The information below is current only as of March 31, 2020. Numerous factors could cause the information below to change, possibly materially, including the effectiveness of mitigation measures put in place by governments around the globe. Read more.

Pacific Life - Postponing cases for age 71+ and substandard table 4 and higher until further notice

As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, we are regularly assessing its impact on our business. As a result, the following temporary changes are effective 5 p.m. Pacific Time on April 7, 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation, reevaluate as needed, and communicate regularly. We plan to reassess at the end of April, and monthly thereafter, if needed. Read more.

MedicareNow! Tele-Sales 101

Now is the perfect time to try virtual appointments and our enrollment platform, MedicareNow! makes it easier than ever before. Watch as we give you a live tele-sales demo and answer your questions. Watch on-demand.

Advanced Markets, Explained: How the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act affects you and your clients

This document explains who is eligible for the stimulus checks, how this impacts unemployment insurance, if it changes retirement plans, and how this helps the state of your business. Read more.

Tips to boost sales during COVID-19

Don’t let the COVID-19 quarantine shut down your annuity and single premium life sales! Here are some key talking points for your existing clients and prospects. Read more.