During these times of uncertainty, KAFL is committed to keeping you and your clients informed regarding the state of COVID-19 and its impact on employers, employees and employee benefits.  The links below should be shared with your business owner clients.  We will be updating this page with carrier news and information as well as other helpful links to help navigate the confusion as we receive them.  If you have any additional questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to reach out to your KAFL team for assistance.

State and Federal:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/

Erie County Department of Health: http://www2.erie.gov/health/index.php?q=coronavirus

IRS: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-20-15.pdf

New York Health Department: https://www.health.ny.gov/

New York State Department of Labor: https://labor.ny.gov/home/

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): https://www.osha.gov/

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): https://www.eeoc.gov/ 

World Health Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/

Carrier-Specific:

Click for Carrier News

Aetna

http://links.mkt2614.com/servlet/MailView?ms=MTcwNzU0MTkS1&r=NTExOTEzMzgyMDA3S0&j=MTg0MDczMzY4MQS2&mt=1&rt=0



Arch Insurance
New Jersey -COVID-19 Fact Sheet V3
New York COVID-19 Fact Sheet V2




AXA-Equitable
A special letter to employee benefits producers

BlueCross BlueShield
of Western New York

What's New BCBSWNY
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Message to Members

Business Council of New York State:

https://www.bcnys.org/managing-coronavirus
Labor & Human Resources Committee Update
The Business Council of New York State, Inc. Insurance Fund Dental and Vision Program FAQ’s

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FACT SHEET – ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOANS

Cigna

CGI Client Broker Update COVID19

https://www.cigna.com/individuals-families/health-wellness/topic-disaster-resource-center/coronavirus-public-resources

Excellus Life

Help For Our Small Groups | Grace Period
https://news.excellusbcbs.com/coronavirus

https://www.chooseexcellus.com/covid19
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield waives COVID-19 cost sharing





Guardian
https://www.guardianlife.com/covid-19/helping-brokers-employers-understand-covid-19-coronavirus






The Hartford

https://www.thehartford.com/coronavirus

The Hartford - COVID-19 (002)





Independent Health

Market FAQs 32320_EXTERNAL_COVID-19_Final (005)

Commercial Employer e-mail message 3-21-2020 FINAL

Self-funded Employer e-mail message 3-21-2020 FINAL
https://www.independenthealth.com/Coronavirus





Lifetime Benefit Solutions
https://www.chooselifetimebenefits.com/covid19
Metlifehttp://m.emails.metlife.com/nl/jsp/m.jsp?c=%403WglOvy2zhFn9W%2Bd6E%2BW6HiiXg789nx4LqoK%2Bs%2BrHtY%3D
Mutual of Omahahttps://www.mutualofomaha.com/legal-services/coronavirus-information

http://www.mutualofomaha.com/group-benefits/covid-19

Mutual of Omaha Coronavirus Updates


MVP
https://www.mvphealthcare.com/covid19
Important Information for MVP Employer Groups

Principal

Managing Uncertainty

Answers to Common Questions




Reliance Standard

COVID-19_FFCRA-aLEAVEiate - 03192020

FAQ_032020.final

Shelterpoint

https://info.shelterpoint.com/blog/category/covid-19-updates
Get the latest information on COVID-19 Benefits

The Standardhttps://www.standard.com/covid-19

Solstice

https://mailchi.mp/572f757f20bf/covid19?e=904867f409




Standard Security
 https://www.sslicny.com/pdf/COVID19.pdf




Sun Life
https://www.sunlife.com/coronavirus



UnitedHealthcare
Stay Informed about COVID-19
Stay Informed about COVID019 - FAQ
https://www.uhc.com/health-and-wellness/health-topics/covid-19

Univerahttps://news.univerahealthcare.com/coronavirus






UNUM

COVID-19 Updates
Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on NY PFL & FMLA Recording






VSP
Important Letter to Our Brokers
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