Updated: September 10, 2020 10:14 AM
Created: September 10, 2020 09:57 AM
Minnesota health plans on Thursday announced that they've extended cost-sharing waivers for in-patient COVID-19 treatment through the end of the year. The waivers were initially in place until the end of September.
"Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans’ No. 1 priority is to safeguard the health and safety of their members," said Lucas Nesse, president and CEO of the Minnesota Council of Health Plans. "COVID-19 is having a deep economic impact on our state, so health plans are finding ways to bolster their support for enrollees, as well as the broader community."
Plans that have committed to the extension include:
The council also said the health plans have offered financial assistance to providers and have played a key role in community outreach efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting several organizations along the way.
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