Recent Articles and Updates
The COVID-19 crisis has challenged all of us – social workers and all mental health providers, clients, family members, and every facet of society. The NASW RRG applauds our policyholder’s motivation to serve and we believe that support and understanding surrounding the new context of service delivery is a critical next step for those considering a move back to in-person client care.
As the novel coronavirus concerns continue, many professionals are turning to teletherapy to continue client care. Whether you are new to practicing teletherapy or not, there are a few critical items you need to know before you start.
As the NASW Risk Retention Group continues to take proactive steps during these unprecedented times, the well-being of our policyholders is our highest priority. We understand the challenges that many are experiencing, and we’re committed to making sure our valued policyholders have the support they need.
NASW Risk Retention Group, Inc. and its reinsurance captive company, NASW Insurance Company (NASWIC) have been rated among the highest in the nation by the world’s largest, most authoritative and longest-established company devoted to issuing financial strength ratings to insurance organizations.
Need a Temporary Pause on Your Professional Liability Coverage?
If you’re not providing any professional-client services due to the coronavirus, you may put your liability insurance policy on hold temporarily. Pausing coverage essentially put your policy on-hold but does not cancel it. Current policyholders can expect to see the credit when your professional liability policy renews.
Do you have a specific question or more information on products? Speak with one of our knowledgeable representatives, call 800-278-0038 Monday through Friday between 9:00 am to 4:30 pm EST or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Premium Paid for Three Months for Group Policyholders
During these difficult and unfamiliar times, the NASW Group Insurance Program is committed to help support its policyholders. NASW Assurance Services has paid three months of premium for its Group Life, Disability Income, Hospital Indemnity and/or AD&D Insurance policies underwritten by Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company.
We want to assure policyholders that during these unusual times, there will be no disruption to any services. Those insured under one of the NASW Group Insurance Plans can have peace of mind knowing the premium has been paid to avoid any lapse or disruption to coverage.
When you find yourself suddenly needing support, you’ll find the NASW Group Insurance Program standing beside you.
If you currently have an active policy and have a specific question or would like more information on products speak with one of our knowledgeable representatives, 866-591-8267 Monday through Friday between 8:00 am to 7:00 pm EST.
Short-Term Liability Coverage for Volunteer Work – at No Cost
Volunteering is a great way to help those in need during stressful times such as the current coronavirus pandemic. But volunteering can be risky. When you volunteer, a claim can be filed against you as a result of your client care services.
During the coronavirus pandemic, the NASW Risk Retention Group (NASW RRG) is providing volunteer social workers, who deliver uncompensated client care, with $500,000/$1,000,000 of professional liability insurance, at no cost.