DGA Health Plan Waives Co-Pays For Coronavirus Testing
Trustees of the DGA’s Well being Plan have waived all co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles for in-network coronavirus-related testing by means of June 15, and have accepted non permanent protection of tele-medicine and tele-psychology physician visits till additional discover.
Trustees of the SAG-AFTRA Well being Plan have adopted related waivers for its members.
“Throughout this difficult and unprecedented time brought on by the coronavirus outbreak, many physicians’ workplaces and therapists’ workplaces aren’t seeing sufferers in-person to forestall additional unfold of the virus,” the DGA stated. “For the continued safety and security of all Well being Plan members, the Board of Trustees has accepted non permanent adjustments to Well being Plan protection in response to the evolving coronavirus disaster. These adjustments keep in mind the significance of COVID-19 testing and associated therapy, in addition to the necessity for limiting in-person interactions and social gatherings to the extent attainable, as beneficial by well being authorities.”
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The DGA stated that, by means of June 15, all affected person cost-sharing, together with co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles will likely be waived for all in-network COVID-19 associated testing when the administration of the take a look at is deemed medically mandatory, ordered by a community supplier and carried out at a community lab/facility.
COVID-19 testing through in-network telemedicine with out value sharing is also efficient now. This contains affected person cost-sharing for workplace visits, tele-medicine visits, pressing care facilities and hospital emergency room visits for the aim of COVID-19 testing. After June 15, the COVID-19 testing and related visits will proceed to be coated on the ordinary profit degree.
“In case you have already incurred a declare for companies affected by the aforementioned Well being Plan protection adjustments,” the DGA informed its members, “it’s possible you’ll be eligible for reimbursement.”
“All different Well being Plan guidelines stay in impact,” the guild stated, “together with however not restricted to the exclusion of companies that aren’t medically mandatory, the exclusion of marriage, household or relationship counseling and/or remedy, and the exclusion for costs in extra of the Allowable Cost restrict – which means you’ll be liable for any out-of-network costs above the allowable cost or affordable and customary cost restrict.”