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Below, please find updates for Wednesday, April 15th
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Agency FAQs on Coronavirus related Changes for Health Plans
The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury
(Departments) have provided answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding health coverage issues related to COVID-19, including implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

These new laws require health plans and issuers to cover certain items and
services related to the diagnosis of COVID-19 without imposing any cost sharing requirements.

IRS FAQs on FFCRA Tax Credits for Self-employed Individuals
The IRS has issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) about tax credits
available under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA),
including specific FAQs directed to self-employed individuals.

The FFCRA requires employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide 80 hours of paid sick leave and 12 weeks of partially compensated Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for specified COVID-19-related purposes.

Project Re-Entry
With the onset of COVID-19 in the US, employment is
rapidly changing . . .
While local governments temporarily adjust laws and guidelines, businesses across the country are implementing plans to keep their employees healthy.

Many employers are considering changes to their health plans - waiving eligibility requirements, to offering special mid-year enrollments. And on the technology front, employers are expanding their telecommuting policies to ensure as many employees as possible can work from home.

Read more about this changing landscape in our HR Brief and Compliance Bulletin below.
The Health Consultants Group and The Health Solutions Insurance Agency are insurance brokerage firms specializing in employee benefits with a focus on health care reform and employee wellness programs. Our unique strategies tie together benefits, wellness and health reform initiatives to ensure your company is compliant with the ever changing health care landscape . Visit our website here.  
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