High-Deductible Health Plans May Now Waive Cost Share for Coronavirus Tests

On March 11th, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) can pay first dollar coverage for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)-related testing and treatment, without jeopardizing their status. The IRS is taking these steps due to the nature of this public health emergency, and to avoid administrative delays or financial disincentives that [...]