As The Hartford monitors the impact of COVID-19, they are committed to helping their smaller business customers who may be financially impacted by the effects of the pandemic. The Hartford is pleased to let brokers know that for employers with less than 500 employees that are renewing between 5/1/2020 and 8/31/2020, The Hartford will forgo any rate increases for one year.
Stay connected and up to date with the following resources from The Hartford:
Employee Benefit Resource Center: For questions on continuation of coverage for furloughs, reduced employee hours, grace periods for billing, and quarantined employees, please visit the Employee Benefits Resource Center.
Workplace Absence: Learn about new financial relief and job protection for employees unable to work due to COVID-19. Visit The Hartford's Leave Law Guide for more information, including state by state laws.
Conversion/Portability: In the event the employer has terminated employees, they may be able to keep the coverage in force. The employer can find information and forms on Employer View which is available to them on-line 24/7. As a Producer, you have access to the same information and forms via Producer View.
Business Owner Resources: The Hartford understands that this is a very uncertain time for many smaller business owners. Visit The Hartford’s Small Biz Ahead blog to stay up to date on the latest information and COVID-19 resources for small business owners.
Filing a Claim: If the employer needs to file a claim, specialists are here to help. Claims Specialists can be reached by calling 877-778-1383 and selecting “Option 1” when prompted.
Source: The Hartford