Medicare beneficiaries are receiving robocalls about “special virus kits.” The scammer asks for your Medicare number so they can send them a “free” test.
Check out Washington State HealthPlanFinder. You may qualify for coverage.
Medicare covers lab tests for coronavirus. You pay no out-of-pocket costs when your health care provider orders it. Medicare covers all necesary hospitalizations
Uninsured individuals to be given 30 days to enroll in health insurance.
Insurers must also allow a one-time early refill for prescriptions and Suspend any prior authorization requirement for treatment or testings of COVID-19.
If you have a short-term limited duration health plan or participate in a health sharing ministry, you may need to check your coverage first.
Rule would slash funding putting hospitals in peril of closing, particularly rural hospitals that already are shuttering at unprecedented rates, opponents say.
Approximately 50 million—or 20 percent—of American adults reported donating to a crowdfunding campaign to help raise money for a medical bill or treatment.
The rate of children under 6 without insurance climbed from 3.8% in 2016 to 4.3% in 2018. Washington is one of 11 states that have seen significant rise.
Bill would cap insulin cost to $100 a month, and establish a state insulin supply so those between jobs or who have a low-income can have access to insulin.
By writing in payment limits when signing hospital forms, patients might have leverage in negotiations over disputes that arise from surprise medical bills.
As surprise medical billing has emerged as a hot-button issue for voters, doctors, hospitals and insurers have been lobbying to protect their own money flows.
Starting this year, surprise medical billing in most situations is no longer allowed in Washington State.