With Michigan instituting a Stay Home, Stay Safe policy, a lot of workers are finding themselves suddenly working from home. For some, Wednesday may have been day one, for others you may have had more time to work out the kinks.
What you need to know: Various health insurance carriers–currently including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network, Priority Health, and HAP–are allowing employers to extend coverage
Quick Facts: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) was passed by Congress and has been signed by the President. It includes significant provisions that apply to private employers with fewer than 500 employees… Read More
Michigan’s largest health insurers have agreed to join the state Medicaid and federal Medicare programs and will fully cover the cost of medically-necessary COVID-19 tests in commercial fully-insured health plans… Read More
Much is unknown about how the virus that causes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) spreads, but following best practice guidelines for dealing with infectious diseases is the first step toward protecting your workforce. Below are guidelines on how to plan and respond to COVID-19 from the CDC, along with an HR-specific FAQ on how to handle infectious disease outbreaks, and how to create a plan to protect employees who may be exposed to disease at work. While protecting your office, be sure to remain vigilant on compliance and liability concerns. Employers must prevent stigma and unlawful discrimination by taking into account…