IUEC Announces Benefit For Quarantined Members

Following is an announcement from IUEC Headquarters about members with COVID-19.  This is taken from the IUEC website, IUEC.org.

Special 14-Day Weekly Income Benefit: Quarantine on Account of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Trustees of the Health Plan have approved a temporary benefit for anyone who gets the COVID-19 virus or is quarantined because of the virus.  Attached is the Summary of Material Modifications for the benefit and the claim form to use for a member who is quarantined.

The regular Weekly Income Benefit for illness has a 7 day waiting period, but that waiting period is waived for the COVID-19 virus.  Both the SMM and claim form are also on the Benefits Office website.

Special 14-Day Weekly Income Benefit Quarantine on Account of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)