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AHIP Offers Ways To Tackle COVID-19 Test Price Gouging

By Amy Lotven / July 20, 2021 at 6:59 PM
The nation’s largest insurance lobby is out with a new report showing that high COVID-19 testing costs at out-of-network providers have increased over the year, even as the most egregious pricing has slowed. AHIP recommends Congress set a reasonable benchmark for OON tests, accelerate the availability of low-cost, rapid, consumer tests, and ensure all laboratory-developed and manufacturer-developed tests are accurate. “As we look ahead to the remainder of 2021 and plan for the future, it is important to understand trends...


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