WGAT’s COVID-19 Communications Update

2020 March 27.

To Western Growers Assurance Trust members:

Western Growers Assurance Trust (“WGAT”) is responding to the challenges and obstacles posed by the COVID-19 crisis.  We know you have, a lot on your plate, and many questions about how your health benefits and your businesses will be affected by this crisis.  In this letter, you’ll learn what WGAT is doing to improve your access to care, how you may reach us if you have questions or want to learn more, and how WGAT’s sponsor, Western Growers Association (“WGA”), is fighting to get relief for Ag employers.

An Important Coronavirus Update

2020 March 11.

To all WGAT participants,

The California Department of Insurance wants to ensure cost doesn’t create a barrier for consumers receiving medically necessary screening and testing for COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Please see the following news release from California state health officials regarding free medically necessary COVID-19 (Coronavirus) testing.

Help Your Employees Make the Most of Their Health Plans

2020 February 19.

Most employers are seeing a rising cost of health care, which ultimately and unfortunately gets passed on to their employees. Read more about how you can reduce medical costs for you and your employees.

Prevent the Spread of Flu in the Workplace

2020 February 03.

Each workplace is unique, and a worker’s risk for occupational exposure to the flu can vary widely depending on the nature of their job. Here are steps you can take now, and during the flu season, to help you protect the health of your employees.