Employers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) are now required to contribute to a new defined contribution savings… Read More
The Polish National Health Fund (NFZ) is responsible for conducting tests and covering the costs of hospitalization related to COVID-19. In some cities private medical… Read More
Expatriate employees in Indonesia could get a tax break from Indonesia’s proposed Omnibus Law. One proposal within the law, whose aim is to simplify regulations… Read More
The Irish government announced a five phase plan to cautiously reopen society and business beginning May 18th. Private medical insurance rebates have also begun, as… Read More
Also known as the UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the UK’s coronavirus furlough scheme is designed to support employers and employees by temporarily subsidizing… Read More
Employees needing COVID-19 testing and medical care can receive it in Lithuania’s government-run medical facilities free of charge. Supplemental health insurance generally does not cover… Read More
Health insurance is now a mandatory employee benefit in India after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an order on April 15, 2020 (refer… Read More
Employees in Slovenia will find treatment costs related to COVID-19 completely covered through compulsory health insurance regulated by state. Patients with COVID-19 are currently treated… Read More
In Romania employees can get coronavirus testing and treatment for free at public medical facilities. Care for COVID-19 is not available in the private sector…. Read More
Employees who are foreign citizens or expats in Russia and are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms can be tested and treated by the Russian state health system… Read More
­­­­Ukraine’s national healthcare system covers COVID-19 testing and treatment meaning employer-sponsored employee benefits will not be applied to such claims. Most private health insurers exclude… Read More
COVID-19 testing and treatment costs are completely covered through compulsory health insurance regulated by the Croatian government. Private medical insurance doesn’t exist in Croatia including… Read More
Some Latin American employers offer per diem meal allowances as a regular part of their employee benefits package for a broad spectrum of employees. Now… Read More
Employees can receive free care for COVID-19 at public health institutions plus a number of private ones which form the ‘COVID-19 national health network.’ Clinical… Read More
In mid-March Spain nationalized all private hospitals, and health care providers, meaning employees can get COVID-19 testing at private hospitals and their employer-sponsored health benefits… Read More
Multinational employers with employees in the US can get timely, coronavirus-related employee benefits information from this COVID-19 resource page which is updated daily by the compliance… Read More
COVID-19 has spread all over Italy and the most affected areas are in the north regions: Lombardia (Milan) Veneto, Emilia Romagna, and Piemonte. Lombardia, the… Read More
Multinational employers with employees in Thailand should read LawtonAsia’s client newsletter to get answers about employee’s health insurance coverage and COVID-19. According to LawtonAsia, global… Read More
When it comes to employee benefits and COVID-19 coverage for employees in Singapore, local insurers generally cover pandemics, but private insurers tend to have pandemic… Read More
In Sweden, employees are all offered free testing by the country’s social security system. If they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been in contact… Read More