Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Employees and Plan Participants

2020-04-03T19:14:38+00:00

This blog was published on April 3, 2020 International's Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans Blog, written by Robbie Hartman, CEBS. Photo source: blog.ifebp.org. In rapid time, the coronavirus has upended the benefit industry’s way of work. Most offices stand empty or operate with a skeleton crew, as employees and plan participants keep their distance and work [...]

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Employees and Plan Participants2020-04-03T19:14:38+00:00

DOL Issues Families First Coronavirus Response Act Employee Notification Poster

2020-03-30T20:32:57+00:00

The Department of Labor recently published The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) employee’s notification poster. According to the Department of Labor, each covered employer (i.e., employers with fewer than 500 employees) must post the FFCRA Notice Poster in a conspicuous place on its premises. Covered employers may satisfy this requirement by emailing or direct mailing [...]

DOL Issues Families First Coronavirus Response Act Employee Notification Poster2020-03-30T20:32:57+00:00

COVID-19 Helpful Tip: Who Pays for COVID-19 Testing?

2020-03-30T17:42:24+00:00

To Our Valued Clients:  We recognize that there is plenty of uncertainty right now unfolding around the situation we find ourselves in with the introduction of COVID-19. At Diversified, our aim is to add some clarity surrounding your medical plan by reviewing the trending topics of the calls coming into our member services department. Question #2:  Who [...]

COVID-19 Helpful Tip: Who Pays for COVID-19 Testing?2020-03-30T17:42:24+00:00

DG Compliance Update: Handling Benefits During a Furlough or Temporary Layoff

2020-03-26T21:43:09+00:00

In light of the nation's response to COVID-19 and the resultant economic downturn, employers of all sizes face a dilemma of evaluating employee head counts. Many employers are considering furloughs or temporary layoffs to reduce immediate payroll, hoping the downturn lasts for a period of a few weeks instead of months. Below is a list [...]

DG Compliance Update: Handling Benefits During a Furlough or Temporary Layoff2020-03-26T21:43:09+00:00

Congress Passes “The Families First Coronavirus Response Act” – What Plan Sponsors Need to Know

2020-03-20T18:54:40+00:00

On March 19th, President Trump signed into law The Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This is a significant piece of legislation designed to address the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill provides new employee leave benefits, including paid sick time options and mandated insurance coverage for the COVID-testing. Mandated Coverage for COVID-19 Testing: Group [...]

Congress Passes “The Families First Coronavirus Response Act” – What Plan Sponsors Need to Know2020-03-20T18:54:40+00:00

COVID-19 Helpful Tip: Virtual Office Visits & Telemedicine

2020-03-20T15:45:58+00:00

To Our Valued Clients: We recognize that there is plenty of uncertainty right now unfolding around the situation we find ourselves in with the introduction of COVID-19. At Diversified, our aim is to add some clarity surrounding your medical plan by reviewing the trending topics of the calls coming into our member services department. Question [...]

COVID-19 Helpful Tip: Virtual Office Visits & Telemedicine2020-03-20T15:45:58+00:00

Diversified Group Business Continuity Planning

2020-03-18T21:18:11+00:00

To Our Valued Clients and Business Partners, As we are all dealing with COVID-19 we want to reach out to you and say please be safe and rest assured that Diversified Group has plans and resources in place in our effort to protect our employees and continue to serve our clients. We have a business [...]

Diversified Group Business Continuity Planning2020-03-18T21:18:11+00:00

A Message from Diversified Group Regarding COVID-19

2020-03-12T14:49:27+00:00

Coverage for COVID-19 Testing and Treatment Earlier this month, the administration announced that testing for COVID-19 was deemed an essential health benefit for coverage purposes. However, it is not considered preventive and is therefore subject to any deductible, copay or coinsurance applied to diagnostic testing under your plan. Testing and treatment provided at approved locations in accordance [...]

A Message from Diversified Group Regarding COVID-192020-03-12T14:49:27+00:00

Diversified Group’s State Update

2020-01-02T17:26:16+00:00

New Jersey: Health Insurance Mandate In 2018, New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy, signed into law The New Jersey Health Insurance Market Preservation Act. This law requires all New Jersey residents to have health insurance or pay a penalty. Lawmakers in New Jersey drafted this legislation in response to the decision to eliminate the ACA individual mandate with the [...]

Diversified Group’s State Update2020-01-02T17:26:16+00:00

Diversified Group Named One of CT’s Healthiest Employers by Making Wellness Part of Company Culture

2019-09-17T15:47:47+00:00

This article was published on September 16, 2019 on Hartford Business written by Wendy Pierman Mitzel. Photo source is Hartford Business Journal. 1st Place | Category: 1,000 or fewer employees Diversified Group Headquarters: Marlborough Industry: Health insurance and benefits administration Top Executive: Brooks T. Goodison, President Diversified Group not only offers its customers a worksite [...]

Diversified Group Named One of CT’s Healthiest Employers by Making Wellness Part of Company Culture2019-09-17T15:47:47+00:00