COVID-19: Payers / Insurance


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All Payers

Health Plans to Cover Costs of Administering COVID-19 Vaccines

How Health Plans Are Covering COVID-19 Testing and Treatment  

Health Plan Waiver Dates Chart

A Quick Guide to Each Payer’s Coronavirus Changes and Waivers

Payers Extend Prior Authorization Windows During COVID-19

Payers Ease Credentialing During COVID-19

Confused by Each Payer’s COVID-19 Policies? TMA is Here to Help

CMS Offers More Flexibility, Financial Stability for COVID-19 Care

Payer Updates in the Time of COVID-19 (Webinar)



Medicare to Pay for Counseling Patients to Self-Isolate During COVID-19 Testing

Medicare Coverage and Payment Related to COVID-19 (CMS, March 5, 2020)

FAQs to Assist Medicare Providers With Billing and Coding for COVID-19 Testing (CMS, March 6, 2020)

Medicare: Coverage and Payment Related to COVID-19 (CMS, March 23, 2020)

Federal Register: Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Policy and Regulatory Revisions (HHS, March 24, 2020)



Medicaid Disaster Response Toolkit

Medicaid and CHIP Coverage and Payment Related to COVID-19 (CMS, March 5, 2020) 

Feds Approve Texas’ Request for COVID-19 Medicaid Waiver   


Commercial Insurance

Payers Extend Claims Filing Deadlines

How Health Plans Are Covering COVID-19 Testing and Treatment

Individual and Small Group Market Insurance Coverage (CMS, March 5, 2020)

TDI: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Preparations (TDI, March 30, 2020)

Cigna's Response to COVID-19 (Cigna 2020) 


Telemedicine Payment

UnitedHealthcare Waives Cost Sharing, Extends Telemedicine for Certain Plans

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended; Telemedicine, Other Waivers Extended

Health Plans Extend Telemedicine, Cost-Share Waivers

Payer's Coronavirus Changes and Waivers

Telemedicine Billing Tips: Which Codes to Use and When


Workers' Comp

Workers’ Comp COVID-19 Claims Require Work-Related Connection, Officials Say

Late Medical Bills Won’t Be a Reason for Workers’ Comp Claims Denials, State Says

Last Updated On

June 22, 2021

Originally Published On

March 18, 2021

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