Emergency Support Plans
To Assist Employee Challenges Created by COVID-19
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The covid-19 pandemic is creating entirely new challenges for employers & employees, including unexpected financial burdens, work requirements, and changes in routine.
As employers of every size move to encourage safe & healthy behaviors while maintaining efficiency, HRPro is stepping forward with the following emergency support plans to help employees manage this unexpected situation.
Cost of Care Offsets
IRS Notice 2020-15 permits employers to cover expenses for testing & treatment of C-19 prior to satisfaction of the minimum deductible without disqualifying the HDHP.
New, unforeseen medical expenses will create financial burdens for consumers. Employers must encourage employees to seek care.
For Employers Requiring Staff in the Workplace
With children home from school, employees will face increased child-care costs, especially in industries such as healthcare, grocers and pharmacies, where on-premises employees are vital to public well-being.
Employees Now Working From Home
Employers are enacting business continuity plans that require staff to work from home.
Employees may incur costs to outfit their home office, such as computer & phone accessories, ergonomic items, etc.
Employees have varying financial resources & may not have access to corporate credit cards.
Cost Offsets and Solutions For Employees Unable to Work
Certain employees may not be able to work or may have reduced hours due to business closures.