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FAQ's On COVID-19 and Health Coverage

April 17, 2020
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On April 11, 2020, the Departments of Labor, the Treasury, and Health and Human Services (HHS) issued FAQ Part 42, which includes implementation guidance on the health coverage aspects of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), as well as other health plan issues related to COVID-19.

Briefly, the FAQs provide information on:

  • Grandfathered group health plans
  • Coverage requirements related to COVID-19 diagnostic testing
  • The effective period
  • COVID-19 antibody testing
  • Out-of-network providers and traditional and non-traditional places of care
  • 60-day advance notice requirement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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