Pharmacists Mutual News & Announcements


RM Alert: COVID-19 Reporting Reminder for California Members – SB 1159

This is a reminder that SB 1159 as signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom remains in effect. One of your responsibilities under this law is the mandatory reporting responsibility of COVID-19 data by employers to their Claims Administrator. Employers must report the following four items: Any employee who has tested positive whether work-related or not Read More »

RM Alert: Federal Covid-19 Safety Program targets certain industries

The Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) has launched a National Emphasis Program (NEP), which focuses enforcement efforts on industries that have the greatest number of workers at serious risk of contracting the coronavirus. These are temporary programs, short of issuing an emergency Covid-19 safety standard, which many thought would come after President Biden’s executive order Read More »

Vaccination Requirement Considerations for Employers

As we move beyond the dark path created by the COVID-19 pandemic, we look forward to the prospect of greener pastures afforded through mass vaccinations. While the vaccination will lend itself greater control of the virus, it also presents a series of moral and ethical obligations to business owners of all sizes. There is no Read More »


As active COVID-19 cases climb in northern Iowa, I have made the difficult decision to close the PMIG Algona, Iowa office to most employees and the public. Effective Monday, September 21, 2020, all Algona employees, with limited exceptions, will be working remotely.  Similarly, the PMC Advantage offices will be open by appointment only. Our priority Read More »

COVID-19 Testing. Our pharmacists are covered.

Are you covered to order and administer COVID-19 tests to your patients? Yes, you are! Pharmacists are permitted to order and perform testing for COVID-19 pursuant to a declaration by the Secretary of Health and Human Services under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act. These activities are already included in the definition of Read More »

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Pharmacists Mutual COVID-19 Relief

Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company has been helping our members through difficult times for more than 110 years. Due to a reduction in travel caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are refunding approximately 15% of Pharmacists Mutual’s personal auto premium earned in April and May of this year. The refund will be offered as a one-time Read More »

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

Congress recently passed and President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law on March 27, 2020.  The Act contains a multitude of provisions on a number of different topics.  Pharmacists Mutual is providing this summary to help you implement the requirements under the Act.  Since every business has unique Read More »

Inform: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Congress recently passed and President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (HR 6201), which becomes effective April 1, 2020 and continues through December 31, 2020.  Pharmacists Mutual is providing this alert to its members to help you implement the requirements under the act. There are two specific provisions that provide employees with additional Read More »

Premium Deferral for Members Impacted by COVID-19

March 16. 2021   Pharmacists Mutual is always with you – especially during your time of need. We are providing premium deferral to members impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.   What does this mean for you? If you are a member in the District of Columbia, we will comply with Commissioner’s Order 03-2020. This means Read More »