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Some Insurers Move To Stop Waiving Telehealth Copays

September 29, 2020

Starting Oct. 1, several private health insurers will no longer fully pay for virtual visits under certain circumstances — effectively reinstituting costs for patients reliant on the virtual care that has been heralded as a lifeline at a time when Covid-19 is still killing more than 700 Americans each day. Read More

Gov. Newsom Signs Law To Grow Mental Health Coverage

September 29, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Friday that for the first time in California defines "medical necessity," a move aimed at requiring private health insurance plans to pay for more mental health and drug addiction treatments. Read More