On Tuesday, Vice President Mike Pence said insurance companies will cover treatment costs and ensure no surprise billing.
John King, Georgia’s state insurance and fire safety commissioner, issued a similar statement Monday, calling companies to waive their policyholders’ cost-sharing charges for testing for COVID-19.
“I have received several calls from the insurance industry saying, ‘Hey, how can we help? ’ ” King told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “I have not seen any insurance company even indicate that they were going to push back.”
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