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By Brian Lindahl, 04/01/2020
As part of the government’s efforts to stem the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded the use of telehealth services. This enables residents to receive health services without having to travel to an outside healthcare setting. As part of this process, it was...
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03/31/2020
This advisory summarizes key provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act") applying to employee benefit plans. Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs and Menstrual Care Products (optional) The CARES Act states that consumers can purchase OTC drugs and medicines with funds...
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By Charlene Noring, 03/30/2020
Spring weather can bring unexpected surprises including weather-related claims to your home. Coverage on homeowner policies can vary considerably by carrier. Due to extensive storm damage from violent storms the past several years, some carriers have adopted cosmetic damage exclusions to help limit substantial...
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By Brian Lindahl, 03/26/2020
We join our senior living clients in monitoring the developments of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each day brings new challenges. Some may be managing residents exhibiting symptoms or those that have tested positive and are following guidance of isolation and contact with local health department. Another focus for...
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03/25/2020
On Tuesday, March 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the effective date of the leaves available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will be April 1, 2020. Based upon the bill's original language, the effective date was widely believed to be April 2, 2020. The DOL...
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