*UPDATE* Cost Shares Waived for non-COVID-19 telehealth visits for some Health Insurance Plans
UPDATE***For Horizon BCBSNJ clients, from March 17, 2020 through June 30, 2020, there will be no cost-shares during this time for teletherapy sessions at Perlman Counseling. Please note the Federal Blue Cross and Blue Shield cost-shares are NOT waived. If your Blue Cross/Blue Shield Plan is based out of state, please go to the website on the back of your insurance card to find out if cost-shares are waived.
UPDATE***For Aetna clients, from March 11, 2020 through June 4, 2020, there will be no cost-shares during this time for teletherapy sessions at Perlman Counseling. Teletherapy will continue to be covered until August 4, 2020, but will include cost-shares (copays, deductible payments, coinsurance payments).
If any other insurances waive any cost-shares, we will update this post.
UPDATE*** Effective March 3, 2020, Humana (Commercial; NOT Tricare East) is waiving all cost-shares for Telehealth services for participating/in-network providers for the remainder of the calendar year.
UPDATE***Effective March 31, 2020, UnitedHealthcare and UnitedHealthcare Oxford will waive all cost-shares for all-non COVID-19 telehealth visits with participating/in-network providers until June 18, 2020.
UPDATE***Effective throughout the entire duration of the New Jersey's public health emergency, AmeriHealth is waiving all cost-shares for non COVID-19 telehealth/telemedicine visits with participating/in-network providers from March 30, 2020 until June 04, 2020.
UPDATE***Effective May 28, 2020, Geisinger Health Plan will waive all cost-shares for all non COVID-19 telehealth visits with participating/in-network providers until July 31, 2020.
UPDATE***Effective March 18, 2020, 1199SEIU will waive cost-shares for all non-COVID-19 telehealth visits for HOME CARE FUND MEMBERS ONLY until June 15, 2020. Telehealth services will be covered by all other 1199SIEU plans until June 15, 2020
If any existing patients have paid any form of cost-share for during the respective period and they shouldn't have according to their insurance company, we can hold on to the payment and apply it to the next visit that a cost-share would apply.
Last Updated on June 2, 2020