COVID CLAIM REPORTING – ALL STATES
If you have an employee who tested positive for COVID and:
- Has been working at their workplace or employer directed worksite
- Believes they contracted COVID at work
- Tests Positive (Qualifying tests):
- Rapid test; (FDA approved home Antigen tests – per OSHA standards. Not Antibody tests
Please click here to file a claim. Acceptance or denial of each claim will be determined based upon the facts and current law of your state.
CALIFORNIA COVID TRACKING – MANDATORY EMPLOYER TRACKING REQUIREMENTS
Until 1/1/2023, California policyholders are required to submit information for tracking purposes when they have knowledge that an employee tests positive for COVID-19. Click to use our COVID Tracker tool to assist with this.
You will need ALL of the following items before you proceed to the COVID Tracker:
- Valid BHHC policy number
- Employee ID – If you don’t have this, you can create your own. NO names or parts of SSN should be used.
- Employee COVID test date. Qualifying tests: PCR, Rapid test; (FDA approved home Antigen tests – per OSHA standards. Not Antibody tests)
- Date employer knew employee tested positive
- Location(s) employees worked in the 14 days BEFORE testing positive.
- “A specific place of employment” means a building, store, facility, or agriculture field where an employee performs work at the employer’s direction.
- “A specific place of employment” does not include the employee’s home or residence, unless the employee provides home health care services to another individual at the employee’s home or residence.
- Last date employee worked at each location per item 5, BEFORE testing positive
- Highest number of employees at each location in the 45 days before the employee’s last day worked
If the employee believes their Covid 19 positive test is work related, please submit a claim.
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California policyholders can track their COVID-related cases (per California Labor Code 3212.88, established under Senate Bill 1159) and submit information to their claims administrator when they know, or reasonably should know, that an employee tested positive for COVID-19. This site will help you identify whether COVID-positive employees need to be reported as a WC claim or submitted for tracking purposes and offers an easy and convenient way to provide the necessary details to us.
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- Unparalleled financial strength and stability of the Berkshire Hathaway group
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