Zurich N. America offers covid-19 product for affected employees

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Zurich North America, the regional arm of the global insurance provider, is introducing a covid-19 reimbursement product for employers to provide cash benefits to eligible employees hospitalized for more than five consecutive days as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. In the United States, the company said net profits from the offering will go to hunger relief charities, at a time of rising food insecurity fueled by unemployment. The covid-19 reimbursement product, brought to market as a Surplus Lines policy, is available to large employers, typically with 5,000 or more eligible e...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.