November 7, 2020

2020 – 11/05

Interim final regulations are issued on the requirement that employer health plans provide COVID-19 services. These provisions shorten the time frame within which non-grandfathered group health plans, and health insurance issuers offering non-grandfathered group or individual health insurance coverage, must begin to cover, without cost sharing, qualifying COVID-19 preventive services. This includes coverage of recommended COVID-19 immunizations. The regs are applicable from Nov. 2 until the end of the current public health emergency, as determined by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Read the regs: