Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Risk Hub
The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting all companies and their employees. Throughout this Resource Center you will find thought leadership, expert views, links to government sites, and solutions and strategies that you can apply as you navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19.
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Coronavirus Update For Employers | December 2020
A summary of recent actions taken by both the federal and state governments affecting employer-provided health benefits as well as certain other related issues.
Virginia OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard | August 2020
The Commonwealth of Virginia recently became the first state to enforce workplace safety standards to address the risks of COVID-19.
California Takes Expansive View of COVID Related Claims for Workers’ Compensation | May 2020
California Governor Gavin Newsom issues Executive Order making COVID-19 illness presumptively work related
IRS Extends Deadline Due to COVID-19 | April 20, 2020
The IRS issued the “Notice” on April 6, 2020, which automatically delays the filing date for tax returns and payments that were due on or after April 1, 2020 through July 14, 2020 (the “Automatic Relief Window”) until July 15, 2020.
CARES Act Signed Into Law | April 10, 2020
While most of the CARES Act provisions involve economic relief for employers and employees that are beyond the scope of this Alert, there were several changes affecting group health plans. Some permanent while others are of limited duration to address the COVID-19 pandemic period.
CARES Act | March 30, 2020
The CARES Act is a federal stimulus package designed to inject more than $2 trillion into the American economy as aid for individuals, states and businesses struggling with the widespread economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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How do you Keep Employees Engaged During the Pandemic? | NEW
The Harvard Extension School did a study on remote management and discovered that “managing a virtual team requires managers to double down on the fundamentals of good management, including establishing clear goals, running great meetings, communicating clearly, and leveraging team members' individual and collective strengths.”
The Way Forward | NEW
This communication tool is a helpful resource for employers to help educate employees on their role in a safe return to the workplace. Included in this tool will be topics covering: onsite guidelines and protocols, health care best practices and resources, COVID-19 vaccine update, and more. For an editable version, reach out to an MMA representative.
2020 threw a curve ball at employer-sponsored health care costs—just not in the direction everyone expected. This piece explains the COVID-19 paradox and how you can manage it.
COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet
With news of the impending vaccine, many employers and individuals alike are wondering when the vaccine will become widely available, if organizations will be permitted to require employees to get vaccinated, how and what to communicate to employees about the vaccine, and much more.
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Temperature Checks Speeds up Health Screening Process for Employees
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Specialized Health Procedures Allows for Employees to Safely Return to Work
Parent Resource Guide
The intent of this resource guide is to provide employees with a listing of helpful resources and links aimed to support in-home learning and to provide practical resources to help with mental health well-being.
Virtual Solutions to Reach Remote Employees
As your workforce and your workplace evolve to include more locations and remote work options, reimagining ways to effectively communicate and engage employees is a top priority. Marsh & McLennan Agency has a robust suite of tools and resources to ensure your planning and your people continue to thrive as your work environment evolves. Click here to learn more about how MMA help.
A Practical Guide to Navigating 2021 Health Plan Renewals
The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for employers, employees, and healthcare systems across the globe. Amidst remarkable uncertainty and disruptions to almost all industries, organizations managing employer-sponsored medical and pharmacy plans face a complex 2021 renewal cycle.
Financial Impact Model
MMA's proprietary models gives companies powerful insight into the financial implications of medical and prescription drug expenses, changes in workforce strategies, and other influences related to the pandemic.
COVID-19 Attestation Playbook Overview
As an employer, you want to feel confident that you are providing a safe environment for employees to return to the workplace. Learn more about our new resource to support both you and your employees with these goals.
COVID-19 Attestation Playbook
As an employer, you want to feel confident that you are providing a safe environment for employees to return to the workplace. We’ve developed a new resource, the MMA COVID-19 Employee Attestation Playbook to help you provide a safe environment for employees.
This voluntary benefit program, offered in partnership with AFLAC, provides employees returning to the workplace the security they need by covering out-of-pocket medical expenses.
Pandemic Risk Protection Report
COVID-19 has affected all of us. And while the pandemic is first and foremost a human tragedy, we are also deeply concerned about its impact on our economy. The stakes — for businesses, nonprofit organizations, workers, and the US economy — are too high to defer action.
Network Security & Privacy Considerations
Consider the following security and privacy best practices as your organization shifts from a work from home environment back to the office.
Return to Work Considerations
Define a path towards recovery with a list of considerations for employers to explore as you adopt your return to workplace strategy. This will be updated weekly as more information is made available.
Temperature Check Process
An outline of sample process employers may choose to implement to conduct temperature checks at the workplace.
An Employer's Guide
Addressing the Coronavirus Outbreak.
Employee COVID-19 Illness Protocol
General guidance for company leaders in the event that an employee has tested positive or been around someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Return to Work FAQs
A summary of publically available advice from medical experts, the CDC, OSHA and others regarding measures that should be in place to implement a return to work strategy.
Cyber Risk for Retailers During COVID-19
Retailers’ reliance on technology has always been important and now during this time of the coronavirus pandemic it has become even more vital in order to ensure business resiliency in a number of areas of operations
COVID-19 Care Card Program
Provide your employees spending on necessities. Employees can then use this card to purchase necessities or cover unexpected costs during this crisis, everything from cleaning supplies to hospitalizations.
COVID-19 Business Insurance FAQS
The pandemic is expected to raise many coverage and resilience issues for both insured and insurers. As events continue to unfold, organizations should work closely with their advisors and counsel to address the various issues presented.
Financial Impact Case Study Actuarial model projects COVID-19 impact to employer health plan
Cyber Security and Privacy Concerns During COVID-19
COVID-19 Insurance Coverage Considerations
Business insurance considerations as your broker
Past Webinars & Webcasts
Continued Road to the Vaccine: Clinical and Compliance Considerations for Employers
February 4, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine - What Employers Need to Know
January 26, 2021
Road to the Vaccine: What Employers Need to Know, COVID-19 UPDATE
December 16, 2020
How to Support Your Employees During Difficult Times
April 22, 2020
Navigating the Coronavirus & Managing the Impact
April 16, 2020
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Ask an Expert: Virtual Round-Table Discussion for Plan Sponsors
April 7, 2020
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- COVID-19: Evolving Insurance and Risk Management Implications
- Pandemic Response & The Temporary Shuttering of Facilities
- 10 Ways to Keep Employees Comfortable while Working From Home
- Designing a COVID-19 Emergency Leave Policy: Four Key Considerations
- Coronavirus: Employers Beware of Potential Liabilities
- Telehealth is the ‘New Front Door’
- Managing Health System Staffing and Capacity Demands
- The Doctor Whose Gut Instinct Beat AI in Spotting the Coronavirus
- Coronavirus in the Workplace: Health, Safety, and Insurance Considerations
- An Employer's Guide: Ten Considerations to Support Your Workforce
- COVID-19 and Paid Leave: Three Scenarios to Plan For
- Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Push Telehealth to the Tipping Point?
- The Workers Compensation Impacts of 2019 Coronavirus
- Coronavirus Resilience Fact Sheet
- Outbreaks Epidemics and Pandemics
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