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.

How Glandon Can Help

Glandon Insurance works on behalf of businesses to place the best health insurance plans available for the lowest possible cost. We work closely with health insurance company underwriting to determine if rates presented are as low as can be offered. We give the employer ongoing service via benefit review meetings with employees, claims and billing assistance and customer service that just makes you feel good. Whether you are interested in a traditional PPO or HMO plan or want something different in the form of an HRA or HSA please call us. You’ll find a real person answers the phone and whatever your concern or need is you’ll be listened to and helped out.

Types of Coverage We Provide

A quality insurance agency is known for the companies with which it is associated. For over seventeen years, Glandon Insurance has provided coverage to Virginia businesses through some of the top providers of health, dental, life and disability insurance. 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.

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

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

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.

BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina – Affordable insurance for businesses and families in North Carolina.

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

CIGNA – A US employee benefits company.

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

Dominion Dental – Dominon offers innovative, competitive and affordable dental and vision plans.

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

Optima Health – Rated one of the top 50 US health plans by US News and World Report, Optima Health offers affordable medical coverage for Virginia and North Carolina.

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

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

 

Please contact Glandon Insurance today at 877-777-9554 or via our e-mail form if you have any questions about our insurance companies.

 

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