Ancillary Coverages and the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Our commitment: While the COVID-19 situation is ever-changing, our commitment to our customers remains the same. We are constantly working on their behalf and will continue to review and process ancillary insurance claims on an individual, claim-by-claim basis.
Our ancillary coverages include life, short- and long-term disability, accident, critical illness, vision and dental.
Informational materials and resources hotlines: Materials are available to help answer questions and give general guidance around COVID-19 and our ancillary products. Additional support and resources hotline are available for all ancillary customers.
BenefitWallet COVID-19 Employer and Member Outreach
BenefitWallet communicated its COVID-19 updates to employers and began account holder outreach last week. See the full notice delivered to employers on March 18.
BenefitWallet Service Center Hours: Effective Thursday, March 19, the hours of operation for the BenefitWallet Service Center changed to Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT.
Self-Service Options: BenefitWallet account holders can avoid longer-than-average Service Center wait times by using the self-service options available through mybenefitwallet.com or the mobile app.
Debit Card Usage: Account holders with debit cards should use them for all eligible purchases. This is especially important for members with an FSA and/or HRA. Most BenefitWallet debit card purchases are automatically processed at the point of sale and won’t require any further action from the member. This can help mitigate any claim processing
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