Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should Be Free — But Who’s Paying?

(By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio for Kaiser Health News)

Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That’s because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But many employers with self-funded health plans seem to believe they’re exempt from the rules.  Continue reading article here…

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