Emergency Regulation Requires Carriers to Provide Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

On January 19, 2022, Commissioner Conway adopted Emergency Regulation 22-E-04. This regulation requires carriers regulated by the state to immediately cover all FDA authorized or approved vaccines for COVID-19 throughout the duration of the COVID-19 recovery, including all associated costs of administration and no cost-sharing. In addition, the regulation establishes a reasonable rate for COVID-19 vaccine administration as $41.18 and requires carriers to reimburse out-of-network providers administering COVID-19 vaccines at no less than this rate for these services.

Employers with plans issued by carriers regulated in the state should be aware of this development.

Emergency Regulation 22-E-04 »