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)