As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread, employers may get questions from employees about their health plan’s coverage for COVID-19 testing, including whether they will need to pay a deductible or copayment.  This is a rapidly evolving issue, with many health insurance issuers announcing that they will voluntarily waive any cost sharing for COVID-19 testing.  Many state insurance commissioners are requiring or encouraging health insurance issuers to waive cost sharing for COVID-19 testing; Massachusetts has directed issuers to cover testing without imposing any deductibles, copayments or other cost sharing.  A new federal law may be passed requiring health plans and health insurance issuers to cover COVID-19 testing without cost sharing.  Read more.

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