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- February 6, 2022
COMPLIANCE BULLETIN: FAQs on Coverage of COVID-19 Testing
The cost of OTC COVID-19 tests can be reimbursed by a health FSA or health savings account (HSA), but not if the cost is paid for or reimbursed by another health plan.
- January 14, 2022
Employers are Asking | Supreme Court’s Stay on OSHA Vaccination ETS
The long anticipated ruling from the Supreme Court on OSHA’s vaccination and testing ETS finally arrived Thursday. The opinion given by the court wasn’t a simple one either, and there’s still a lot to unpack from it.
- January 13, 2022
Supreme Court Halts COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers
The United States Supreme Court shut down the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for U.S. employers Thursday afternoon, according to The Associated Press. At the same time, the court is allowing the mandate for most health care workers in the …
- January 11, 2022
Ways Your Employees Can Save on Pharmacy Benefits
If your employees have ongoing prescriptions, here are some places for them to save money if they need to continue pharmacy prescriptions.
- January 7, 2022
Is it a Cold, the Flu or COVID?
The weather has turned and the sniffles are more prevalent than ever. How do you know if they mean a cold, the flu or COVID-19?
- December 16, 2021
Employers are Asking | Understanding the Omicron Variant
WHO labeled Omicron a ‘variant of concern,’ which is reserved for dangerous variants that could be more transmissible, virulent or could decrease the effectiveness of vaccines or treatments.
- November 22, 2021
CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Boosters to All Adults
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late last week expanded recommendations for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to include all ages 18 years and older, and received a second dose of either Pfizer or Moderna vaccine at least six months …
- November 3, 2021
CDC Signs Off on Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11 years old Tuesday evening. This covers approximately 28 million children in the United States, and allows them to be vaccinated …
- October 25, 2021
Employers are Asking | COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Updates
There’s been lots of movement in regards to COVID-19 vaccines boosters and eligibility. Naturally, it’s caused some information overload and maybe a bit of confusion. That’s why we’re here to lay out the latest COVID-19 vaccine information.
- October 8, 2021
Employers are Asking | Open Enrollment Tips and Tricks
Open enrollment season is right around the corner, but hopefully your organization has already begun work on a successful season. This time of year is always busiest for our client service team. We field questions daily about open enrollment and …
- September 30, 2021
Employers are Asking | COVID-19 Vaccine and Pregnant People
This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a Health Advisory to urge people who are pregnant, recently pregnant or trying to become pregnant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant are people has …
- September 27, 2021
CDC Chief Recommends Pfizer Boosters for Workers at Risk
CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation for a booster shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to certain populations Friday. The CDC also recommended a booster dose for workers in high-risk occupational …