Back to Business Update for Tuesday, May 5th
Practice and Policy Considerations in Advance of Return to Work
With May 20 th quickly approaching, businesses in Connecticut are developing plans to begin their phased-in approach to reopening. As plans are developed, there are five main considerations employers should think about before they reopen their businesses. You can download our helpful infographic below.
TELEMEDICINE POLL:

With social distancing now the norm, Telemedicine is becoming very popular. As an employer, do you see Telemedicine as a critical component for your employees as we phase back into the workplace?
Is Telemedicine an important part of your back to business plan?
Yes
No
Not Sure
CARRIER UPDATES
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COVID-19 Response Tools and Resources
for Large Group Employers

Anthem remains deeply committed to supporting large group employers, your employees, and the communities we serve especially during these challenging times. This is why we have put together specific resources to help large group employers like you to manage through this rapidly changing landscape.
COMPLIANCE OVERVIEW
COVID-19 Relief Extends Certain Employee Benefit Plan Deadlines
On April 28, 2020, the Departments of Labor (DOL) and the Treasury
(Departments) issued deadline relief to help employee benefit plans, plan
participants and plan service providers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

This Compliance Overview summarizes the participant deadline extensions
affecting COBRA continuation coverage, special enrollment periods, claims
for benefits, appeals of denied claims and external review of certain claims.

It also includes the deadline extension pursuant to the DOL’s Disaster Relief
Notice 2020-01, for notices and disclosures required under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Find additional COVID-19 and "Back To Business" related information on our website. You can get there by clicking HERE .
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  • Technical Assistance
  • Various Consulting Services
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.