This List of Benefits Resources consists of websites and information to help you and your employees navigate through circumstances that may arise in the near future. Also below you will find information on COVID-19 Scenarios and Benefits from the NJ Department of Labor, which is helpful in knowing what type of benefits are available to workers in a variety situations.
If your business is facing temporary closure, it’s important to consult with a benefits professional before removing employees from group health insurance plans. An expert can help guide you through the process, stay compliant, and avoid financial burden down the road.
NJ Short Term Disability
In order to have a valid claim for Temporary Disability Insurance, you need to have paid into the program through your employment and meet minimum gross earnings requirements. Temporary Disability Insurance is available to most New Jersey workers.
The only exemptions are:
Many of the carriers offer Telemedicine for their subscribers and families. Below is a list of carrier links:
Horizon BCBS NJ: https://horizoncareonline.
Amerihealth NJ: https://www.amerihealth.
Aetna AFA NJ & PA: https://www.aetna.com/
Members Health Plan NJ: See attached information
Oxford Health Plan NJ: https://www.uhc.com/
Independence Blue Cross PA: https://members.mdlive.
United Health Care PA: Log in to myuhc.com® to learn more• Select the “Virtual Visits” button or “Physicians and Facilities” in the top navigation.
From the NJ Department of Labor