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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.

Small Group AFA: Admin Credit Fee for New Business 6/1 thru 9/1 effective dates

BREAKING NEWS – fornew business IMQ groups with June 1 thru September 1 effective dates, Aetna AFA is offering a one-time $100 administrative fee credit per enrolled employee! Read more.

When your clients need you, Colonial Life helps you answer the call

Along with the resources available on our COVID-19 response page, we’re sharing insights from Laurie Mitchell, a nationally-recognized leader on wellbeing and health management. Read more.

Now available: COVID-19 Critical benefit on new and existing Sun Life Critical Illness* plans

The COVID-19 Critical benefit will be covered in our Critical Illness policy. This benefit is effective on the later of the policy effective date or March 13, 2020. Read more.

United Concordia COVID-19 Relief: Rate holds for renewals

Companies worldwide are feeling uncertain about their futures during COVID-19, and small local businesses are especially vulnerable. Let us help you offer your clients some much-needed financial relief. Read more.

Highmark Update: Highmark Distribution Administration’s Weekly COVID-19 Update: April 17, 2020 Edition

This email is sent every Friday to ensure that you have all of the information you need regarding COVID-19 communications- in a single point of reference, so that you can easily refer to it when servicing our mutual clients. Read more.

Highmark | Understand the Coronavirus symptoms and what to do

You’ve heard all about social distancing and flattening the curve, but do you know what Coronavirus symptoms look like? Don’t worry, we have the answers. Read more.

Despite ban by Gov. Tom Wolf, UPMC ramping up elective surgeries

Despite a directive from the governor of Pennsylvania, the state's biggest hospital system is preparing to ramp up elective surgical procedures — the goal being to reach pre-shutdown surgical capacity within six weeks. Read more.

Modified Adjusted Gross Income under the Affordable Care Act

Under the Affordable Care Act, eligibility for income-based Medicaid1 and subsidized health insurance through the Marketplaces is calculated using a household’s Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI). Read more.

Paycheck Protection Program out of money: Thousands of small businesses shut out

A key piece of the federal government's stimulus efforts to help small businesses and their employees has run out of money, shutting out thousands of potential borrowers who were seeking aid amidst the coronavirus-driven economic plunge. Read more.

IRS Issues FAQ on Refundable Tax Credits for Small, Midsize Businesses

The Internal Revenue Service released Friday frequently asked questions guidance on small and midsize employers’ refundable tax credits that reimburse them, dollar for dollar, under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Read more.

4/29 CPAHU CE Webinar - Presented By PrimePay

Join us for our first Virtual CE Event on April 29th. Chad Granger from PrimePay will be presenting COBRA-5 Most Common Mistakes. Read more.

5/14 Find opportunities with Dena McVicker

Colonial Life offers worksite products to compliment your group health sales and presenting the options to your group health client is as easy as making an introduction. Make your virtual appointment with Dena McVicker to review your block of business for opportunities now. Register now.

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