Coronavirus Advisory Hub

Your resource for navigating business and workplace challenges arising from the coronavirus pandemic.

The OneDigital Coronavirus Advisory Hub provides leaders with practical solutions that are actionable, timely and helpful in shaping workforce decision-making. Check back for the latest news and directives for this emerging pandemic.

Guidance for
Benefits & HR Leaders

Health Plan Strategies
Workforce Insights
Leave Management

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Executive Leaders

Market volatility insights
revenue reduction management
investment strategies

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Guidance for
Small Business Leaders

Business continuity planning
regulatory support
crisis management

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Coronavirus Health Plan Impact Tool

Cutting-Edge Health Plan Cost Impact Tool

OneDigital's proprietary and enhanced COVID-19 Health Plan Cost Impact Tool equips organizations with the potential financial impact of COVID-19 on their employee health plans. In addition to measuring the frequency and severity of cases within your population and forecasting expected instances of infection and hospitalization, you can now determine business service interruptions and develop an estimated dollar amount associated with delayed claims, procedures and the potential COVID-19 hospital claims.

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COVID-19 Employer Advisory Session | Q2 2020 Legislative and Regulatory Update

Between the latest Paycheck Protection Program updates, the IRS changes and evolving critical COVID-19 guidelines as employees start returning to the office, managing compliance today has become increasingly demanding. However, the risks associated with mishandled compliance requirements are now greater than ever. Watch this webinar to get an update on recent legislative and regulatory proposals and changes.

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Employer Resources

Return to Work Guidance

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Human Resources Support

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Member Wellbeing & Engagement

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Compliance
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Retirement & Wealth Guidance

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Reference the COVID-19 Employer FAQ for ongoing updates to frequently asked questions and workplace best practices. Go Now →

Employer Advisory Multimedia Center

The latest COVID-19 guidance in easy-to-consume formats.

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OneDigital strategists present practical solutions that are actionable, timely and helpful in shaping workforce decision-making during these uncertain times.

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  • Death of an Employee Due to COVID-19
  • Focusing on Your Health and Wellbeing Strategy
  • Furloughs, Layoffs & the Paycheck Protection Program
  • FLSA Considerations During COVID-19
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act: 4 Things You Need to Know
  • What Should an Employer Do If An Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19?

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Return to Work

Setting the groundwork for implementing a safe and strategic return to work action plan.

ADVISORY SESSIONS

As discussions about reopening the economy become prevalent, organizations are facing the task of opening their doors. Watch this on-demand session for the strategic HR guidance for returning to work and examine the critical components necessary when developing your return to work plan in the face of so much uncertainty.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Bringing your employees back onsite successfully will not be as simple as flipping a switch. Every company is unique, however, each company faces the same concerns: where to begin, how to keep employees protected, when to communicate, and determining what is the right way to drive the business forward.

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TOOLS & RESOURCES

Return to Work Reboot Toolkit

Download our Reboot Toolkit for strategic guidance around returning to the workplace, as well as future considerations employers should make to ensure the continued safety of their employees.

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Returning to the Workplace Checklist

Download our Returning to the Workplace Checklist for the strategic questions you should be asking before welcoming back employees.

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For additional resources, customizable return to work templates and more, visit our Guidance for Benefits & HR Leaders page. Take Me There →

Benefits Guidance

Helping your workforce stay healthy and access the critical care they need.

Human Resources Support

Managing your workforce through national panic and disruption.

For additional resources, customizable templates and more, visit our Guidance for Benefits & HR Leaders page. Take Me There →

RETURNING TO THE WORKPLACE CHECKLIST

As the nation begins to set parameters around reopening businesses, bringing your employees back onsite successfully will not be as simple as flipping a switch. Download the Returning to the Workplace Checklist for a comprehensive list of workplace considerations to take into account before welcoming employees back to work as well as the strategic communications, health and safety, compliance and re-engagement strategic questions to ask of your leadership team.

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BACK TO BUSINESS--STRATEGIC HR GUIDANCE FOR RETURNING TO WORK

Watch the on-demand session for an overview of how businesses can begin preparing for returning to work and helping the workforce transition into new and adjusted business operations.

  • Your Top 10 Return to Workplace Questions Answered [ARTICLE]
  • Back to Business Part 1—Strategic HR Guidance for Returning to Work [WEBINAR]
  • Back to Business Part 2—Your Return to Work Action Plan [WEBINAR]
  • Member Wellbeing & Engagement Resources

    Equipping your workforce with meaningful resources to stay productive, healthy, and engaged.

    COVID-19 EMPLOYEE SAFETY

    The safety of your team members and their family is your utmost priority. Ensure your workforce is empowered with education and best practices as it relates to the Coronavirus.

    Click here for a suite of videos to share with your workforce.

    Return to Work Employee Training Videos

    Use these employee-facing videos to train your workforce of new safety and health procedures as they reenter the workplace. Go Now →

    MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR BENEFITS

    Encourage your workforce to tap into the existing programs to make the most of their benefits package.

    HEALTH & WELLBEING RESOURCES

    Encourage total wellbeing during turbulent times with the following resources:

    Physical Wellbeing​

    Emotional / Social Wellbeing

    Compliance Considerations

    Understand your existing compliance obligations and how response legislation impacts your operation.

    REGULATORY RESPONSE

    COVID-19 Mid-Year Election Change and FSA Carryover Guidance

    Learn more about the latest guidance concerning cafeteria plans, health savings accounts, health flexible spending accounts, dependent care assistance programs or FSAs and various flexible spending arrangements.

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    Congress Passes New Law Expanding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

    Learn more about the latest modifications to new PPP loans and how the latest law provides additional flexibility to loans already issued.

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    WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT GUIDANCE

    COVID-19 Employer Advisory Session: Benefits Compliance: Reshaping the Employee Benefits Landscape

    Watch the session to learn about the current regulatory and legislative landscape, administrative developments, and brief analysis of healthcare platforms in the upcoming election.

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    COVID-19 Employer Advisory Session: Furloughs, Layoffs & Leaves: How It Affects Your Employee’s Health Benefits

    Watch the session to gain an understanding of the laws that require employers to offer active coverage for employees.

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    Retirement & Wealth Guidance

    Encourage financial health and balance amid enhanced market volatility.

    MARKET INSIGHTS

    Tune in each week for an overview on some of employers' top questions for how the financial market has been impacted by COVID-19 and what are some of the strategies that businesses can implement during these unprecedented times.

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    COST CONTAINMENT STRATEGIES

    Reference these commonly asked questions to discover how the pandemic is influencing new plan regulations and discover practical cost-saving measures for cost containment during this time.

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    Government & Agency Resources

    Leverage the regulatory response legislation to help your business weather the storm.

    Need additional guidance? Connect with OneDigital’s COVID-19 Response Support Team.

    Submit the form with your COVID-19 benefits, workplace and business continuity questions and a member of our Advisory Response Team will get you the support you need. For a full index of frequently asked questions, visit our Employer FAQ page.

    Current OneDigital customers are encouraged to contact their local advisory teams for personalized and strategic response guidance.

    Please do not enter personal or health information that would be considered sensitive, confidential or private such as social security numbers or other personal identification.

    Legal Disclaimer: The statements made herein are based on current and publicly available information, are informational only, are not legal advice, and no attorney-client privilege is created by OneDigital. Because the information surrounding COVID-19 and the governmental response to it is constantly changing, the information provided may quickly become outdated. OneDigital makes no express or implied representations or warranties arising by law or otherwise, all of which are expressly disclaimed.

    COVID-19 Expertise

    The latest fresh thinking and strategic guidance, specific to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    OneDigital COVID-19 Advisory

    Your team of experts and strategists dedicated to helping you navigate through these turbulent times.

    BUSINESS CONSIDERATIONS

    Carrie Balicki VP of Client Services

    James Battmer Chief Investment Officer – Retirement Services

    George Papagelis VP, Client Strategy and Solutions

    BENEFITS CONSIDERATIONS

    Jeff Gentile Managing Principal Global Benefits

    Mark Juneau VP of Global Benefits

    Shelley McLean Senior Client Executive

    Jeff Post Chief Clinical Officer

    Josh Roland Principal

    Matthew Rust Managing Consultant

    Shira Wilensky National Practice Leader, Health & Wellbeing

    HR CONSIDERATIONS

    Rebecca Blake Principal, HR Consulting

    Keith Falk Regional Managing Director, HR Consulting

    Anne Gilson Regional Managing Director, HR Consulting

    Nancy Saperstone Senior HR Business Partner and Communications Specialist

    Tom Wimer National Human Resources Consulting (HRC) Practice Leader

    COMPLIANCE CONSIDERATIONS

    Annette Bechtold Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Compliance

    Samantha Malovrh Managing Director, Compliance Consulting

    Jamie Webb-Akasaka VP, Legal Counsel

    Erica Cordova Zinkie VP, Legal and Compliance

    We encourage organizations to seek guidance from health agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as local government entities for a comprehensive and timely view of the current state of the virus as well as information on prevention.

    The information contained here and the statements expressed are a general nature and are not intended to address the circumstances of any particular or individual entity. This advisory hub is made available by OneDigital for educational purposes only. Please consult with your local advisory team member for advice specific to your situation.