Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 03/25/2020

In addition to full coverage for COVID-testing . . .

Stimulus Allows More Telehealth Services Pre-Deductible, Speeds Vaccine Coverage

By Amy Lotven / March 19, 2020 at 11:18 PM
The GOP-led COVID-19 stimulus bill released Thursday would ease restrictions on high-deductible health plans’ ability to cover telehealth services prior to the deductible as some large employers had been pushing, but on a temporary basis. The legislation also would require group and individual market plans cover COVID testing without cost-sharing, ensure speedy coverage of a COVID-19 vaccine and tweak language on reimbursement requirements for labs that was included in the second stimulus. Under the bill, group health plans and an...

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