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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.

Pandemic Induced Class Actions Taking Hold Across the U.S.

While the Department of Justice and state attorneys general have vowed to take action against any individual or company found to be profiteering during the COVID-19 pandemic, plaintiffs’ attorneys have begun to step into the fray on behalf of consumers. Read more.

Bravo Group PA COVID-19 Update

Gov. Tom Wolf published guidance on businesses permitted to operate in the yellow phase beginning May 8. Read more.

Guidance For Businesses Permitted To Operate During The Covid-19 Disaster Emergency To Ensure The Safety And Health Of Employees And The Public

The virus that causes the Coronavirus 2019 Disease (“COVID-19”) is easily transmitted, especially in group settings, and it is essential that the spread of the virus be slowed to safeguard public health and safety. Read more.

Pennsylvania Receives $523 Million in One-Time Federal Emergency Funds to Support Schools

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) has approved Pennsylvania’s application for $523.8 million in one-time federal emergency funds to help schools respond to COVID-19 impacts. Read more.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Opens Criminal Investigation Into Nursing Homes

Officials would not say how many or which nursing homes were being investigated. Read more.

Dauphin County commissioners back off plan to jump ahead of state’s pandemic reopening schedule

Dauphin County commissioners dropped plans to unilaterally break out of Gov. Tom Wolf’s staged, pandemic reopening plan Wednesday. Read more.

House Democrats unveil massive new coronavirus relief bill ahead of Friday vote

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled Democrats' proposal for the next phase of coronavirus relief legislation on Tuesday, releasing a massive legislative package that Democrats hope to bring to a vote as early as Friday. Read more.

Pennsylvania state senator calls for resignation of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine

A state senator from Franklin County has called for the immediate resignation of Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, saying her actions were a major factor in the large number of covid-19 cases and deaths in the state’s nursing homes. Read more.

Secretary Of Labor Industry Announces Self Employed And Others Can Now File For Backdated Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Benefits

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak today announced eligible self-employed, independent contractors, gig workers and others not normally eligible for regular unemployment compensation (UC) can begin filing backdated claims in the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) website. Read more.

Reporter Update: Lawrenceville Business Owners Prepping For 'Yellow Phase'

KDKA's Nicole Ford reports from Lawrenceville where some business owners are getting ready to reopen when Southwestern Pa. joins the state's Yellow Phase on Friday. Read more.

Southwestern Pa. Prepares To Move Into The ‘Yellow’ Phase And Begin Easing Coronavirus Restrictions

As Southwestern Pennsylvania will soon move into the ‘yellow’ phase of Governor Wolf’s plan to begin reopening the state, many are ready for the easing of restrictions to begin. Read more.

10 Considerations for Implementing Back-to-Work Programs Following COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the way many businesses will function both now and in the future. Even once they begin to resume operations in some form, offices, retail and service industry operations, industrial facilities, construction sites and more will look dramatically different than they did two months ago. Read more.

Foresters | Effective May 9, 2020

In response to the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) health crisis, Foresters Financial™ is introducing a new questionnaire1,2 to help identify clients who may have been exposed to the virus. Read more.

UPMC UPDATE: Telephonic Scope of Appointment is Ready!

UPMC for Life is excited to announce the telephonic Scope of Appointment (SOA) is now live! Your clients can now complete a telephonic SOA with you on the line. Read more.

Cigna Offers Online Enrollment

Cigna is excited to offer a new tool for agents to use to serve their clients remotely! Our new online enrollment portal is live now, giving you the ability to enroll prospects and clients from anywhere in the world. Read more.

Top Agent Panel: Medicare Marketing & Sales

Watch URL Insurance Group and a panel of our top independent Medicare agents discuss Medicare marketing and sales. Hear from your peers what it takes to be successful. Watch on-demand.

How to become a top Medicare producer

Grab your morning coffee with URL Insurance Group and independent agent, Brian Williams, for a webinar discussing how he became a top Medicare producer. Learn first hand from a fellow agent the tips and tricks to his success. Afterwards let URL help you make it your own. Watch on-demand.

Tips to sell Medicare successfully during COVID-19 and beyond

Join URL Insurance Group and independent agent, Michael Hitcho, to hear his story on how he started from the ground up growing organically into a successful producer. Learn tips to reach the next level in your sales goals and continue pushing through in these uncertain times. Watch on-demand.

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.

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.