Answering the Call: Health Insurance Providers Act Swiftly as Part of the COVID-19 Solution
posted by AHIP
on March 24, 2020
Overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic requires a far-reaching and coordinated response from governments and the private sector. Health insurance providers play a critical role, and from the beginning, we have taken decisive action to help patients and curb the spread of the virus.
As Matt Eyles, AHIP President and CEO, said following a meeting with President Trump at the White House on March 11, 2020, “No one should hesitate to see their doctor to get tested and treated for COVID-19 because of costs. Health insurance providers across the country have taken action to remove cost barriers to care.” Below are just some of the actions that health insurance providers have taken as part of the solution: