March 31, 2020
On March 18, 2020, CMS provided a set of FAQs that discusses the coverage of COVID-19 treatment in catastrophic plans. As background, insurers are generally not permitted to modify the health insurance coverage for a product midyear.
The FAQs address two questions:
Employers should consider this guidance as they provide coverage to participants who may be diagnosed with and treated for COVID-19.
FAQs on Catastrophic Plan Coverage and COVID-19 »