COVID- 19 Resources

There have been a lot of questions regarding insurance coverage for COVID-19, and while it is an evolving situation we want to keep everyone up to date with the most recent bulletins and resources as they become available. We are going to be date stamping these releases to keep a running thread of all of the developments.

If you have any specific questions please do not hesitate to email or call your representatives at Krist Insurance!

Please note however that during this time we are not allowing any visitors into our offices to ensure the safety of our clients and employees. We wish you and your family health and safety during these turbulent times!

General Resources
CDC and Prevention - https://www.coronavirus.gov
US Government Responses to Covid-19 - https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus
DOL- https://www.dol.gov/coronavirus 
IRS Coronavirus Page - https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus
Harvard Medical School Covid 19 Resource Center
National Association of Insurance Commissioners Brief
SBA Economic Injury and Disaster relief funds page 
Iowa Small Business Relief Program

Carrier Pages and Resources
United Healthcare - UHC Covid-19 link
Selective Insurance - Covid-19 Resource Page
Aetna- Aetna AFA FAQs
Wellmark- Covid-19 Microsite , Wellmark Covid-19 FAQ
Selective- Selective Billing Assistance
Travelers- Covid-19 Update

March 27, 2020
Understanding the Historic $2T Stimulus Package

March 26, 2020
Senate Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus relief bill
Families First Coronavirus Response Act- Q&A

March 25, 2020
DOL Q&A COVID19
DOL Employer Fact Sheet COVID19
Wellmark Covid-19 Update- Wellmark Covid-19 Update

March 24, 2020
National Law Review article on Business Income Coverage 

March 23, 2020- Batch upload of initial communications
Coronavirus Does Business Income Respond handout
Coronavirus and BI losses - Independent Insurance Agents of America article
Compliance update for Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act
Coronavirus Bill Requiring Paid Employee Leave Signed into Law 
DOL FAQ- Covid 19 and FLSA
IRS issues Guidelines on Tax Credits for Coronavirus paid leave
DOL Issues Guidance on Covid 19 and the FMLA
EEOC Issues Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA 
FAQ- Health Benefits and Covid19 
Health Benefits and Coronavirus- Employee Article
Health Plans Must Provide Free Testing for Covid 19
Iowa Unemployment Benefits FAQ and Covid 19
IRS allows for HDHP to cover Covid19 Costs 
New Coronavirus Relief Laws Require Paid Employee Leave
Unemployment Benefits Eligability for Covid19 
Coronavirus and the Workplace
Benefits- Some States Requiring Insurance Protections Becuase of Covid-19