Ohio Department of Insurance Issues Bulletin 2020-05 COVID-19 Testing and Treatment: Out-of-Network Coverage

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s declaration of a state of emergency in Ohio (See Executive Order 2020-01D), the Ohio Superintendent of Insurance (the Superintendent) issued Bulletin 2020-05 that applies to all health plan issuers, including insurance companies, health insuring corporations, MEWAs, non-federal governmental health plans, and other entities transacting the business of insurance in the State of Ohio, or that are subject to the jurisdiction of the Superintendent (collectively Insurers), that reimburse the costs of health care services under a health benefit plan in Ohio.  The Superintendent by issuing Bulletin 2020-05 orders and directs that:

If you have questions regarding Bulletin 2020-05 and its impact on your organization, please contact:  Anthony Spina, Jolie Havens or Tom Szykowny.



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