In conjunction with the Locke Lord COVID-19 task force, we are reviewing, analyzing, and compiling regulatory updates to provide clients easy access to information during this unprecedented time.  If you have any questions on the subject matter below, do not hesitate to reach out.  The information below relates to state and federal bulletins, emergency orders, pending/enacted legislation, and other related actions taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health Insurance

Washington:  On June 2, Commissioner Kreidler further extended Emergency Order 20-01, previously extended until June 3, 2020, to extend until July 3, 2020.  This Order requires all state-regulated health insurance plans and short-term limited duration medical plans to waive copays and deductibles for any consumer requiring testing for coronavirus (COVID-19), among other related provisions.