July 16, 2020

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individual Solutions Report
 This newsletter contains updates on the latest NFP and industry resources related to the Corporate Benefits industry. 
 Supreme Court Extends Federal Protections to Gay and Transgender Employees » 
 The Supreme Court recently extended federal employment protections to LGBTQ based employees; employers would be wise to use this opportunity to ensure their policies and procedures are updated and compliant with evolving employment law.
 NFP Stop Loss Center of Excellence – Panel Carrier Responses to Special Enrollments » 
 New! Projecting Claim Costs with the Impact of COVID-19 » 
Reminder: Return to Work Additional Resources:
 NFP Introduces WellCents to Provide Support to Employers as They Help Employees on Their Path to Retirement » 
 Kim Heald Discusses Passive Enrollment with BenefitsPRO » 
 NFP Ventures Makes Strategic Investment in Kindbody, a Provider of a Fertility and Family-Building Benefit Solution » 

Big Questions Series

 NFP’s Sales Enablement team has launched a “Big Question” series to deliver timely information in uncertain times. Each piece focuses on big questions we’ve heard from clients on various topics, with an NFP subject matter expert providing answers and insight. 
 Creating Diverse Teams in Sales » 
 Participants: Kyle Healy, NFP, and Alex Adamson, Women In Sales Everywhere (WISE)

Key Takeaway: Participants: Kyle Healy and Alex Adamson, Women In Sales Everywhere (WISE) Key Takeaway: As more and more organizations and individuals change the way they purchase and interact in an ever more complex world, creating diverse teams with varied skill sets and experiences is critical to success. Alex Adamson, executive director from WISE, discusses what organizations can gain from this approach.
 In this episode, Chase Cannon and Suzanne Spradley look at recent DOL FFCRA guidance. Chase outlines new DOL FAQs on how the FFCRA impacts coverage of COVID-19 testing without cost sharing and expansion of telehealth coverage. Chase and Suzanne dig in on some new guidance for wellness programs in the pandemic environment. The two discuss a new DOL field assistance bulletin on whether summer camps can be considered “places of care” for purposes of FFCRA-protected leave. Chase closes with a short recap of a recent New York order denying state-protected COVID-19 leave for individuals who take personal trips to COVID-19 hot spots. 
 Inventor of the N95 Mask Comes Out of Retirement to Basically Save the World — For Free » 
 Interested in updates on NFP’s other lines of business? 
7/16/20 20-CB-CB-GEN-0225
This information has been provided as an informational resource for NFP clients and business partners. It is intended to provide general guidance, and is not intended to address specific risk scenarios. Regarding insurance coverage questions, each specific policy must be reviewed in its entirety to determine the extent, if any, of coverage available for the impact of the Coronavirus. If you have questions, please reach out to your NFP contact.