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An enormous $2 trillion economic stimulus package includes major requirements for insurers to cover diagnostics and services associated with COVID-19 and gives some flexibility to hospitals.
A major part of the legislation, which passed the Senate in the early hours of Thursday morning and is set to get through Congress by the end of this week, is $100 billion to hospitals to help them meet the COVID-19 pandemic.
But the bill, which includes massive unemployment assistance and help to businesses, includes several other healthcare provisions.
- Requiring Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans to allow for refills and fills for up to three months.
- Extending healthcare programs through November.
- And a number of others…