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Medicare Plan Carriers Waive Copays and Deductibles for COVID-19 Treatment

Several private Medicare plan providers, including Cigna, Humana and Aetna, are waiving certain cost-sharing requirements for beneficiaries receiving treatment for COVID-19.
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Coronavirus Test to be Covered by Medicare

Vice President Mike Pence announced during a press briefing that coronavirus testing would be covered by Medicare, Medicaid and private health insurance as an essential health benefit.
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Medicare Sets COVID-19 Testing Reimbursement Amounts

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the reimbursement rates that health care providers will receive for COVID-19 testing. Find out what this means for you.
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Medicare Extends Deadline for Quality Reporting to Help Doctors Fighting Coronavirus

Medicare is easing the burden being faced by doctors during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak by extending the deadline for quality reporting measures.
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Medicare Investigation of Kirkland, WA, Nursing Home at Center of COVID-19 Outbreak

Medicare completed an inspection of the nursing home in Kirkland, WA, that was the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Here are Medicare’s findings and new inspection guidelines for nursing homes going forward.
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Medicare Expands Telemedicine Coverage in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Medicare continues its fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by expanding how Medicare covers telehealth and telemedicine services.
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At-Home Medicare Options Can Help During COVID-19 Outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people into isolation. Some Medicare beneficiaries may have at-home options for things like mail-order prescription drugs.
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How the CARES Act Economic Stimulus Affects Medicare | COVID-19 News

The CARES Act economic stimulus bill will provide billions of dollars of relief to American health care infrastructure in response to COVID-19.
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CMS Gives Coronavirus Guidance to Private Medicare Insurers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued guidance to Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D prescription drug plan carriers about the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Medicare Special Enrollment Periods | You May Qualify

If you lose employer health insurance during the COVID-19 outbreak and didn’t enroll in Medicare at age 65, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period for Medicare.
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