Maximize Your Benefits During COVID-19
With COVID-19 impacting our employees in the US, we want to ensure you are aware of key programs that can be of assistance to you and your family like pausing your commuter transit, resources for help with stress and anxiety and options for childcare.
Medical & Prescription Plan: Our Aetna, Caremark and Kaiser of CA plans all cover treatment of Covid-19. Aetna has provided specific guidance. Health plan overviews are an excellent resource to help you understand your health plan. Advocates are available to help answer questions.
Commuter Benefits: If your traditional work routine has been disrupted and you normally purchase transit passes or pay for parking with Wage Works, you may want to consider changing or cancelling your order. Most changes must be in by the 10th of the month.
Employee Assistance Plan: Talking about a problem can help reduce stress and anxiety and remain calm. We encourage you to consider calling into the EAP and take advantage of our unlimited telephonic assistance.
Talkspace: We recognize your stress and anxiety levels may be higher than ever before. Talkspace offers you the ability to connect with a therapist using the convenience of texting. You don’t have to face this alone.
How to talk to your children: You may need help and resources in talking with your children about Covid-19. 98point6, our telemedicine provider, offers you some tips on how to have this difficult conversation. 98point6 can also assist you in triaging your symptoms. Read more here.
Back-up Childcare: Take advantage of low cost back up childcare which can take place in-home or in a childcare facility. 20 days each year per employee. Learn more here about all Bright Horizons can offer.
SitterCity: Don’t forget that News Corp covers your membership fee to SitterCity in the event you need to find someone to come to your home and help care for your children.
Wellthy: You may need help in obtaining care for yourself or loved ones during this time. Wellthy care advocates are here to help you.