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COVID-19 Update: June 12, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives and organizations, and is evolving quickly each and every day. Parker, Smith & Feek is dedicated to keeping you informed on the latest information.

Employee Benefits

Washington State Amends Proclamations 20-05 and 20-46

Washington Governor Jay Inslee extended proclamations 20-05 and 20-46, requiring accommodation of high-risk employees to protect against COVID-19 until at least August 1, 2020. opens in a new windowRead the proclamation to learn more.

Washington State Emergency Order Extended

For fully insured plans, the Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner extends Emergency Order 20-01 to July 3 for waived deductibles and covered COVID-19 testing. Insurers must also continue allowing a one-time early refill for prescriptions and suspend prior authorization requirements for treatment of COVID-19. If a plan does not have enough medical providers in its network to provide COVID-19 testing or treatment, it must allow out-of-network services within a reasonable distance at no additional cost. opens in a new windowRead the extension to learn more.

Webinar Series – Protecting Your Workforce: Answering Your Questions on Mental Health Emerging Trends

We hosted a webinar focused on the mental, public, and virtual health, and suicide prevention spaces and discussed trends in mental health both pre and post-COVID-19. opens in a new windowWatch the recording to learn more.

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