Price Gouging in a Public Health Crisis: Out-of-Network COVID-19 Test Costs Continue to Far Exceed In-Network Costs
posted by AHIP
on November 16, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented public health crisis that has strained health systems around the world, causing extraordinary patient suffering and economic upheaval. From the beginning, health insurance providers have taken decisive action to ensure Americans get the care they need where and when they need it, including working with providers to assure that cost is not a barrier for diagnosing or treating COVID-19.