Pence says private insurers will cover coronavirus treatment, waive test co-pay

by Reuters
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 15:52 GMT

WASHINGTON, March 10 (Reuters) - Private U.S. health insurance companies have agreed to cover coronavirus treatment and waive co-payment fees for coronavirus testing, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday at a White House meeting with insurance company executives.

The companies have also agreed to cover telemedicine for patients to get care without having to leave home, Pence added. (Reporting by Steve Holland, writing by Susan Heavey Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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