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August 21, 2020

Health Law Daily

Insurers’ Cost-Sharing Waivers For COVID-19 Treatment Are Expiring For Many People, Analysis Indicates

  • August 21, 2020

Modern Healthcare (8/20, Livingston, Subscription Publication) reports “most people with individual or fully insured group health coverage are enrolled in plans that eliminated out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 treatment during the pandemic, according to an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation.” Still, over one “third of people in those markets are in plans in which cost-sharing waivers have already expired or are slated to expire by the end of September, exposing plan members to potentially high out-of-pocket costs should they become sick, the analysis found.”