March 17, 2020
On March 12, 2020, CMS provided a set of FAQs that discusses the designation of COVID-19 treatment as an essential health benefit (EHB). As background, under the ACA, plans may not impose annual or lifetime limits on essential health benefits.
The FAQs address three questions:
Employers should consider this guidance as they provide coverage to participants who may be diagnosed with and treated for COVID-19.
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