On July 19, 2021, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra signed a renewal of the COVID-19 national public health emergency declaration. This is the third renewal of the declaration and extends the emergency through October 17, 2021. Because many coverage policies are tied to the national emergency declaration, this will impact claims, particularly for telehealth treatment.
Reference our COVID telehealth resources for policy guidance:
- Telehealth guidance by state during COVID-19
- State-based commercial insurers’ COVID-19 telehealth policies
- National and regional commercial insurers’ COVID-19 telehealth policies
And be sure to check policies for your state and with individual providers directly for additional details.