Kaiser Permanente extends COVID-19 cost waiver through Dec. 31, 2020

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Valley News - Health
PASADENA – Kaiser Permanente announced that it will extend its waiver for most member out-of-pocket costs for inpatient and outpatient services related to the treatment of COVID-19 through Dec. 31. This waiver, put into effect April 1 and originally set to expire May 31, is intended to alleviate the cost burden and stress on impacted members of paying for care, allowing them to focus on recovery. “Kaiser Permanente understands the financial impact that COVID-19 has had on our members and the communities we serve and is committed to ensuring they have access to the care they need during this time of crisis,” Greg Adams, chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, said. “This move aims to alleviate any stress about paying for care, as well as any hesitancy to seek needed care. The pat
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