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Below, please find updates for Thursday, April 9th
If you have any questions please reach out to your Broker, their contact information can be found here (scroll to bottom of page).

  • We are also posting additional information on our LinkedIn page here

  • And have created an archive of news and articles on our COVID-19 Update page here

Our Connecticut and Massachusetts offices
will be closed tomorrow, Friday April 10th,
in observance of Good Friday. We will return to normal
business hours on Monday, April 13th.
Employers need to contact the Aetna Answer team to work out a payment plan directly with them. The Aetna Answer Team can be reached by phone at
800-343-6101 or by email at  NEAAT@AETNA.com
Groups have 60 days to remit April & May premiums.
Premiums are due by June 5, 2020.
Clients must complete a Grace Period Extension Agreement, sign and email to the address at the bottom of the form. If the form is being sent on behalf of a group the group needs to be copied on the email when being submitted.
Consistent with recent CT regulatory requirements Harvard Pilgrim will provide a grace period of 60-days to fully insured groups that qualify. In order to qualify for the grace period of 60 days, clients must have been in good standing as of March 12th .
In addition, in order to apply for the 60-day grace period, the employer must provide,  in writing , information on their letterhead as to why they have been impacted by COVID-19 and why they would need the extended grace period. 
Please email requests along with a copy of your appeal letter to:

Requests will be reviewed by Finance. If approved, a 60-day rolling grace period for approved groups will be in place starting with April premium until the Executive Order expires.
During these unprecedented times, UnitedHealthcare remains committed to the health and well-being of our members. Please take a few moments to review the COVID19 resources below.
Oxford continues to work with groups on an individual basis to determine what the best course of action is for their specific situation.
Any group that is having trouble paying their premium should reach out directly to Oxford finance to discuss possible options at 800-366-4148.
When making the call, groups should have the following information available:
  • Group Name:
  • Group Number:
  • Is the business opened or closed for business?
  • When can they pay their March or April Invoice?
  • Type of Business?
  • How is the COVID-19 impacting your business?
Treasury Secretary Says More
Funding Coming for Small
In a press interview on Wednesday, April 8, 2020,Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that small businesses don’t need to worry about not being able
to receive funding from the U.S.
government in the wake of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

He added that the White House is working with the Small Business Administration (SBA) to raise
additional funding on top of the $350 billion provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) for small businesses across the country.

The IRS has just confirmed 2019 HSA Contributions may be accepted up to the filing deadline of July 15, 2020. Read Q&A by clicking the link below.
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Employees Benefits

  • Fully Insured Health Insurance
  • Self-Funded Health Insurance
  • Group & Individual Life
  • Short & Long Term Disability
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  • Dental
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  • Critical Illness
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  • Professional Employer Organizations 
  • Association Programs

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  • Equipment Breakdown
  • Business Income Loss
  • Umbrella & Excess Liability
Special Coverage Programs

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  • Coverage & Exposure Account Reviews
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  • Technical Assistance
  • Various Consulting Services
Contact us at (860) 351-0100 
to find out more! 
Do you have employees without insurance? Maybe a spouse, child or parent needs additional insurance? Get the coverage you need. Contact us at (860) 351-0100 and ask for our small business department.