Insurance News

  • EEOC Issues Opinion Letter on ICHRAs and the ADEA January 14, 2021
    A Jan. 7, 2021 opinion letter from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) addresses employer contributions to Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangements (ICHRAs) and compliance with the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA).
  • Proposed Rules Would Amend Wellness Program Incentive Rules January 12, 2021
    On Jan. 7, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued two proposed rules on wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act.
  • HHS Issues Proposed Changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule January 12, 2021
    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule that would make certain changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.
  • Massachusetts Issues Emergency PFML Regulations January 11, 2021
    The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) has issued emergency regulations for the paid family and medical leave (PFML) program. The emergency regulations add personal care attendants and family care providers to the program’s definition of “covered individual.”
  • DOL Issues New Q&As About FFCRA Leave Requirements January 6, 2021
    The U.S. Dept. of Labor (DOL) has issued two additional Q&As about employee leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
  • CO Employers Must Provide 80 Hours’ Emergency Leave on Jan. 1 December 30, 2020
    On Jan. 1, 2021, Colorado employers will have to provide workers with up to 80 hours of paid public health emergency leave under the state’s Healthy Families and Workplaces Act, passed in July 2020. The requirement was clarified in guidance and temporary emergency rules issued by the state’s Department of Labor and Employment on Dec. 23, 2020.
  • DOL to Accept Telemedicine as In-person Visit for FMLA Purposes December 30, 2020
    New Directive Aligns Enforcement Practices with COVID 19 Guidance On Dec. 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published Field Assistance Bulletin 2020 8 to provide enforcement guidance regarding the use of telemedicine when establishing a serious health condition
  • DOL Issues Guidance on Electronic Posting of Certain Labor Law Notices December 30, 2020
    On Dec. 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued Field Assistance Bulletin 2020-7, which addresses when the DOL will consider electronic posting by employers (by email, or an internet or intranet website) sufficient to provide employees with required notice of their statutory rights under a variety of federal labor laws.
  • IRS Announces 2021 Standard Mileage Rates December 28, 2020
    On Dec. 22, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the 2021 optional standard mileage rates, which are used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
  • Stimulus Bill With Temporary Special Rules for FSAs Signed Into Law December 28, 2020
    On Dec. 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 into law. The Act provides temporary special rules for health and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs) that give employees additional time to use these funds.

A quality insurance agency is known for the companies with which it is associated. The company we keep is dedicated to providing you the best coverage at the best rates and Glandon Insurance is devoted to saving your business thousands of dollars each year with these comprehensive plans. For over twenty-three years, Glandon Insurance has provided coverage to mid-Atlantic businesses through some of the top providers of health, dental, life and disability insurance. And now we are pleased to offer property and casualty coverage for businesses and individuals.

Glandon Insurance serves Virginia by offering group, individual and family plans from the following companies:

Aetna – Aetna is a national leader of health, dental, life and disability products.

Allied National – Allied National is one of the nation’s oldest and most experienced third party administrators. We strive to be the first choice for self-funded group health benefit products for small and mid-sized employers.

Ameritas – The group division of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. has served customers since 1959. Today, Ameritas issues and administers dental, vision, hearing, and student loan repayment plans for more than 7.47 million people and more than 390,000 employer groups nationwide.

Anthem – Part of the Blue Cross Blue Shield family, Anthem is one of the first names in medical and dental coverage.

American General – Providing life, annuity and supplemental health products to individuals and groups.

Assurant – Assurant Health offers a diverse portfolio of products and services to both individuals and groups.

Colonial Life – Offering a broad range of benefit options so you can provide your employees the added financial protection they need while managing your benefit costs.

Companion Life – Companion Life specializes in insurance and voluntary products for businesses of 2 or more.

CIGNA – a global health insurance service company offering health, life, accident, dental insurance and related health services to individuals and businesses.

Delta Dental – Delta Dental strives to promote oral health and make dental coverage affordable for everyone.

Dominion National– Dominion National is a leading provider of dental and vision benefits in the Mid-Atlantic, offering managed care and indemnity programs, claims adjudication, comprehensive plan administration and over 270,000 dentist listings nationally. Among their nearly 850,000 customers are leading health plans, employer groups, municipalities, associations and individuals

Humana – Humana specializes in sound coverage for businesses as well as families and individuals.

National General –  National General Benefit Solutions (NGBS) is focused on providing innovative employee benefits solutions to small-and mid-sized businesses. The National General program simplifies self-funding—giving employers the opportunity to provide quality health care benefits to their employees while lowering their overall cost.

One America  –  A national leader in the insurance and financial services marketplace for 140 years, the companies of OneAmerica help customers build and protect their financial futures. OneAmerica offers a variety of products and services to serve the financial needs of their policyholders and customers, including group life and disability benefit plan products.

Optima Health – Optima Health offers a broad spectrum of innovative products and service solutions designed for employers, employees and their families.

PrincipalPrincipal provides group life, dental, disability, vision and critical illness management expertise.

Starmark – Starmark’s self funded plans offer small to mid-sized companies flexibility, control and value.

United Healthcare – United Healthcare offers a wide selection of flexible individual and group insurance plans for medical, dental, vision and disability.

United Concordia – award-winning service, thoughtfully-designed plans and large, nationwide dentist network offer unmatched value to you and your family.

Unum – Unum specializes in employee benefit plans designed to offer maximum coverage in the event disability, illness or accidents.