Agencies Issue FAQs on Coverage of COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

The Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury (Departments) jointly issued FAQs (FAQs Part 52) regarding coverage of over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 tests. These FAQs modify and clarify the guidance in FAQs Part 51, which specified that plans and issuers must cover OTC COVID-19 tests available without an order or individualized clinical assessment by a health care provider. Read more…

 

 

 

 

Court Reinstates Vaccination Mandate for Employers

The 6th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals reinstated the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) federal emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19. The 6th Circuit decision reverses the stay ordered in November by the 5th Circuit and allows OSHA to resume ETS implementation and enforcement nationwide. Read more…