Insurance is an essential business. We must be knowledgeable and available to help ease our clients fears and anxiety. This page is your resource for current commentary from our insurance experts, and curated content from around the web, for the latest COVID-19 insurance news.
|COVID-19 Insurance News Update
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.
|COVID-19 Life Insurance Sales Toolkit
We are all feeling the impact of COVID-19. We provide you with the tools needed to survive and thrive during these uncertain times. Learn how to serve your current clients, grow your revenue, and marketing assurances during uncertainty.
|How will the Coronavirus (COVID-19) stimulus package benefit employers and employees?
Take a look at the provisions within the Coronavirus COVID-19 stimulus package and how they may provide relief.
|Keys to Life Insurance Social Distance Selling
The life insurance industry is a relationship-driven business, but with the recent Coronavirus pandemic, our ability to see and visit clients has been prohibited in many areas. This is forcing us to make drastic changes in the way we do business. Discover the keys to life insurance over the phone.
|MedicareNow! Tele-Sales 101
Do you have the ability to run a Medicare appointment and enrollment over the phone? Now is the perfect time to try virtual appointments and our enrollment platform, MedicareNow! makes it easier than ever before. Watch a live tele-sales demo and get answers to your questions.
|Advanced Markets, Explained: How the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act affects you and your clients
This document explains who is eligible for the stimulus checks, how this impacts unemployment insurance, if it changes retirement plans, and how this helps the state of your business.
|COVID-19 Carrier Summary
Find out how lay offs and employee changes will affect your insurance coverage.
|COVID-19 Employee Rights Notice
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires employers with up to 500 employees to post or distribute the Employee Rights notice as of Wednesday, April 1st when the FFCRA becomes effective. For additional information on distribution and requirements, please refer to the Department of Labor website.
|Employer Exemptions to the Families First Coronavirus Stimulus Package
How employers can claim exemptions from the emergency paid sick leave and expanded family medical leave in the families first coronavirus stimulus package.
|Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
As provided under the legislation, the U.S. Department of Labor will be issuing implementing regulations. Additionally, as warranted, the Department will continue to provide compliance assistance to employers and employees on their responsibilities and rights under the FFCRA.
|Insurance Department Warns Against In-Person Sales After Governor’s Order Closing All Non-Life Sustaining Businesses
Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman today cautioned Pennsylvania’s insurance licensees that in-person sales and brokerage are prohibited by Governor Wolf’s order closing all non-life sustaining businesses in the Commonwealth to slow the spread COVID-19.
|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). The Affordable Care Act definition of MAGI under the Internal Revenue Code2 and federal Medicaid regulations3 is shown below. For most individuals who apply for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, MAGI is equal to Adjusted Gross Income. This document summarizes relevant federal regulations; it is not personalized tax or legal advice. Consult the Health Insurance Marketplace for your state, your local Medicaid agency, or a legal or tax advisor for assistance in determining your MAGI.