Committed to Your Mission Even in Uncertain Days
Now, more than ever, your team wants assurance that their employee benefits are there for them. So please be assured that GuideStone® continues to monitor the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and is committed to providing you with the resources you and your team need to safely navigate this crisis.
In accordance with guidance provided by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury in addressing the reimbursement of Over-the-Counter COVID-19 tests, GuideStone® has instituted Reimbursement Requirements.
GuideStone is offering no-cost Teladoc visits for members in all of our U.S.-based Blue Cross Blue Shield plans. This includes HSA-qualified High Deductible Health Plans. This change is in place from April 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022. Our friends at Teladoc are providing a helpful handout for you to share with your employees.
We also encourage you to pass along these tips for using Teladoc during the COVID-19 outbreak:
If your workplace offers GuideStone’s short- and long-term disability products — through our provider Unum — and covered employees receive a COVID-19 diagnosis that requires them to miss work, they will be covered. Normal waiting periods still apply.
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, explains how employers can report coronavirus information while maintaining the individual’s HIPAA privacy rights.