Legislation mandating free testing doesn’t put an end to surprise bills from COVID-19

Reimbursement provisions on COVID-19 claims were included in two Coronavirus aid packages signed into law in March. But loopholes in the law and confusion about coverage have led to surprise medical bills that are hundreds or even thousands of dollars.

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise and the demand for testing and treatment grows, this problem is likely to get worse. 

Learn how you can help protect clients and members from surprise bills on COVID-19 claims

Legislative and cost management experts explain how you can mitigate risk for payers, plans, and members. This webinar will address:

  • The effect of COVID-19 on out-of-network claims and balance billing
  • Where COVID-19 testing and treatment reimbursement provisions in recent Congressional acts fall short
  • How state balance billing laws are triggered with COVID-19 claims
  • Arbitration and member advocacy
  • Specific balance billing scenarios

Featured Speakers

Brad Mollet

Principal
Capitol Counsel, LLC

With 17 years of experience in legislative advocacy in the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the private sector, Brad has a wealth of government relations experience. Since working in the private sector, he has assisted clients in securing millions of dollars in appropriations and worked closely with key members of various congressional committees, as well as with the White House and executive agencies to secure legislative and policy objectives.

Matthew Albright

Chief Legislative Affairs Officer
Zelis

Matthew has more than 15 years of regulatory, political and public affairs experience. Matthew has written numerous state and federal regulations and helped draft HIPAA regulations while a director at CMS. He monitors healthcare laws and helps Zelis stay two steps ahead of pending legislation.

Rob Jackson

EVP Cost Management Solutions
Zelis

Rob has more than 20 years of healthcare experience, including 13+ years implementing cost management solutions generating significant savings improvements to payer clients. Rob is responsible for setting strategic direction for product innovation, development and delivery. He is a subject matter expert and frequent industry speaker on healthcare cost management strategies.

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