NY | The New York Department of Financial Services has issued Insurance Circular Letter No. 3.
The purpose of this circular letter is to advise insurers authorized to write accident and health insurance in this state, Article 43 corporations, health maintenance organizations, student health plans certified pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, municipal cooperative health benefit plans, and prepaid health services plans (collectively, “issuers”) of their responsibilities to provide coverage for COVID-19 tests. This circular letter applies to commercial health insurance written by such issuers. This circular letter does not apply to Child Health Plus, Essential Plan, and Medicaid managed care coverage. This circular letter repeals and replaces Insurance Circular Letter No. 11 (2020).