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Commentary

States Protect Consumers’ Coverage and Improve COVID-19 Care Delivery through Insurance Reforms

This commentary examines state strategies to promote health insurance enrollment to protect consumers from potentially exorbitant medical bills during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As COVID-19 diagnoses grow, states are making rapid-fire adjustments so consumers can access the care they need. Recognizing more protection is needed, state insurance regulators are also making sure consumers maintain their coverage, find appropriate care, and are protected from exorbitant or surprise medical bills.