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Coronavirus: waiving co-pays for telehealth visits

State issues new requirement from insurance companies
Study shows female doctors earn much less than male doctors
Posted at 9:16 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 08:20:44-04

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — The State Department of Financial Services is going to require insurance companies to waive co-pays for telehealth visits.

This action will encourage New Yorkers to seek medical attention from their homes rather than visit a hospital or doctor's office.

The idea is to ultimately reduce a big strain on the healthcare system, and prevent further spread of the virus.