Every American deserves access to affordable, high-quality health coverage and care – no matter where they live or work. That’s why America’s leading doctors, nurses, clinicians, hospitals, health insurance providers, biopharmaceutical companies and employers are committed to working together in this unprecedented time, to ensure every American receives the care they need and deserve.
At this important moment, when the nation is depending on our health care system, we are working together to help Americans get healthy and stay healthy, and provide everyone with access to affordable, high-quality health coverage and care.
In this unprecedented time, we’re committed to working together to ensure every patient has access to affordable, high-quality health coverage and care. As we work together to stop the spread of COVID-19, America’s health care partners are working to help Americans get healthy and stay healthy. We’ll be updating this resource center in real-time to ensure access to the latest information.
These are just a few examples:
COVID-19 Special Enrollment Periods:
In response to COVID-19, many states are offering special enrollment periods to ensure Americans have access to the coverage and care they need. The following state-run exchanges have announced Special Enrollment Periods (SEPs):
California | Through April 30
- (800) 300-1506
Colorado | Through April 3
Connecticut | Through April 2
District of Columbia | 60 Days After Tax Filing Deadline
Maryland | Through April 15
Minnesota | Through April 21
- 651-539-2099 (855-366-7873 outside the Twin Cities)
Massachusetts | Through April 25
Nevada | Through April 15
New York | Through April 15
Rhode Island | Through April 15
Washington | Through April 8
Vermont | Through April 17
- Insurers call for “reopening enrollment in Obamacare markets to accommodate uninsured people who need treatment during the coronavirus pandemic.” POLITICO, 3/20/20
Working Hand-In-Hand To Improve Quality Care
PAHCF members are working hand in hand to expand access to the world’s best doctors, nurses, specialists, treatments and technology. These are just a few examples of how they’re making an impact:
Working Together to Strengthen Employer-Provided Coverage
Our nation is experiencing uncertainty from coast to coast amid the spread of COVID-19, including the more than 180 million Americans relying on employer-provided coverage. To ensure every American receives the care they need and deserve, our country’s leading doctors, hospitals, insurers and more, are working together to strengthen employer-provided coverage.
- For The More Than 180 Million Americans Who Rely On Employer-Provided Coverage, Many Insurers Are Waiving Costs And Providing Critical Resources To Meet This Challenge: AHIP, 3/27/20
Working to Protect America’s Most Vulnerable Patients
As we work to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the private market is working to fill gaps to protect our most vulnerable. Learn more about efforts to ensure these patients can access the care they deserve:
- Health care providers are acting quickly to protect vulnerable populations amid the spread of COVID-19. AHIP, 3/23/20
Working Hand-In-Hand To Preserve Patient Control
As we work to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the private market is empowering patients to choose where and how they receive care. These are just a few examples of their efforts:
- Health care leaders are making it easier for Americans to seek care using telehealth services, drive-up clinics, hospitals and more. AHIP, 3/27/20