June 2020 Newsletter
Getting Back to Work
As businesses start to reopen their doors and get back to work, they are looking for a solution to screen and monitor employees to ensure the health and safety of all employees and customers.

Akos has that solution.

Akos Essential Safety Care offers screening, daily monitoring for potential COVID-19 related symptoms as well as telemedicine and workers comp integration.

Take a look at the provided brochures and let me know if you have any questions!
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Vive Webinar
If you missed the webinars that were conducted last month on the new Vive product, below is the link to view the webinar.
Vive bridges the gap between an employee and unexpected medical expenses. With one swipe, Vive automatically uses funds from an HSA and lends the difference using a guaranteed 0% interest line of credit.
EMI Dental & Vision Incentive Program
EMI is introducing a new dental and vision bonus program for 2020.

Below is a flyer with all of the details.

Happy selling!  
Municipality Pool Surplus
The Municipality Pool will be paying a surplus this year to all employer groups who were in the Municipality Pool for the 2019 plan year.

Stay tuned for more details. 
Introducing Allied National Affinity Programs for Associations
Allied National is rolling out an Affinity Program platform specifically designed for Associations and Trade Groups.

Allied National is utilizing their existing TPA and Underwriting expertise to form affinity group pools that will help Associations grow their membership by offering low-cost health insurance products.

These products are level funded, and fully underwritten to ensure rate stability and longevity.

Below is a flyer that gives a high-level overview of the product.

If you have an Association or Trade Group that is interested in setting up an affinity plan, give me a call to discuss!
New Flexibility for Cafeteria Plan Elections
Employers with cafeteria plans now have significant flexibility to address challenges that have arisen due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Many employees made benefit elections for the current plan year prior to the emergency and are now unable to use their benefits in the same manner as they originally intended.
New COBRA Deadlines
On April 29, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Treasury Department issued guidance extending certain time frames related to employee benefit plans due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The agencies acknowledge that plan sponsors, participants and beneficiaries may have difficulty meeting the standard time frames due to the national emergency and the extensions are intended to help maintain group health plan coverage.