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Event: 6/5 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.

Senator DiSanto’s Latest COVID-19 Update – June 1

In This Update: New Funding Supports Families, Small Businesses, Nursing Homes, First Responders and More , Reminder: Polling Places May Have Changed for Tuesday’s Election , More Counties Moving to Green Phase of Reopening , Wolf Vetoes Bill to Protect Small Businesses, Election Integrity , New Guidance Available for Liquor Licensees. Read more.

Bravo Group | Covid-19 Update

An update on COVID-19 actions by the PA Legislature and Wolf administration. Read more.

The latest issue of Connect with Capital

COVID-19 Member Cost Share Waivers Extended | Avalon Insurance Company Stop Loss Policy — Client Assessment of Carrier Reporting Package | Using MyCare Finder to Plan Ahead | Free, Helpful COVID-19 Resources — Courtesy of Bravo and the Cleveland Clinic | Change to Healthy Blue Rewards and CareConnect | Blue365 Employer Demos Are Back. Read more.

Senate approves House-passed Paycheck Protection Program reform bill

The Senate on Wednesday evening passed by voice vote a House-passed Paycheck Protection Program reform bill, clearing it for President Donald Trump's signature. Read more.

First human trial of potential antibody treatment for Covid-19 begins

Eli Lilly and Company said Monday it has started the first human trial of an antibody therapy designed to treat Covid-19. Read more.

If More Stimulus Money Comes, Here's How Much You Might Get

Americans need more coronavirus stimulus money, and the good news is that financial help may arrive sooner rather than later. Read more.

State reports fewest new COVID-19 infections in more than two months

New COVID-19 diagnoses sank to their lowest level since late March today, with the state health department reporting fewer than 400 cases. Read more.

Workers’ Compensation Claims Likely to Skyrocket Thanks to New Legal Presumptions of COVID-19 Infection

As more states lift stay-at-home orders and give employers the green light to bring workers back on site, one thing employers need to be on the lookout for is an increase in workers’ compensation claims. Read more.

Here's the Under-the-Radar Biotech That Could Beat Moderna at Its Own Game

You know you live in interesting times when a clinical-stage biotech is thrust into the limelight on a global stage. Read more.

House Passes PPP Loan Forgiveness Bill, Treasury Issues Harsh Forgiveness Regulations—What You Need To Know

On May 27, 2020, the House passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act by 417-1, which attempts to ease restrictions on small businesses as they seek loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program authorized by the CARES Act. Read more.

Gov. Tom Wolf Announces Most Of The Pittsburgh Area Will Move To 'Green' Next Week

Categories: News, Local News, KDKATV Sixteen counties -- including most of the Pittsburgh area -- will move to the "green" phase next week; KDKA's Andy Sheehan reports. Read more.

A Second Stimulus Bill Has Reached the Senate: Here Are 3 Reasons It Won't Pass

For more than three months, America has felt the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. While we've faced economic contractions and recessions before, we've never dealt with the unprecedented nature of disruption brought on by COVID-19. Read more.

McConnell and Pelosi's next battle: How to help the 40 million unemployed

The debate over whether Congress will approve a new round of pandemic aid is over. Now it’s just a question of what’s in the package. Read more.

Cigna | Special circumstances available for eligible individuals affected by COVID-19

Today, we want you to know about other ways CMS is ensuring beneficiaries have access to the critical healthcare coverage they need in the wake of COVID-19. Specifically, CMS is offering “equitable relief” in the form of extra time for certain eligible beneficiaries to enroll in premium-Part A, Part B or, or refuse automatic Part B enrollment. Read more.

The SECURE and CARES Acts Impact on Your Clients

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act became effective January 1, 2020. Just three months later, the Act was pushed to the back burner by the Coronavirus pandemic prompting a second piece of legislation to be adopted, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Read more.

Annuity Virtual Sales Resources

In our current environment, with the health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, we wanted to provide resources to help you continue to generate sales and revenue. Please see below for a collection of resources from our carriers that currently allow for the use of virtual sales. Please refer to each carrier’s materials/announcements for specific guidelines. Read more.