July 5, 2023

Here's how your health insurance may change now that the COVID crisis is over

The Covid-19 crisis triggered a public health emergency, which gave the federal government authority to waive and change requirements related to private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) plans. During the public health emergency, patients and health insurance members benefitted from a range of free and expanded services and benefits designed to prevent and minimize the impact of Covid.

Now that the public health emergency has officially ended, you may be wondering how it affects your out-of-pocket health costs, health insurance coverage and doctor visits. Read my newest story for Forbes Advisor, available here, to learn more.