HealthPartners Cost-Sharing Waiver due to COVID-19 Extended through March 31, 2021

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Augsburg employees enrolled in either the Health Partners Open Access or Achieve Network medical plans will continue to have their cost-share waived for the treatment of COVID-19 – including copays, coinsurance and deductibles – when getting care from an in-network provider, effective through March 31, 2021.

The following information from HealthPartners was distributed to employers yesterday:

This cost-sharing waiver is for all treatments for COVID-19, both outpatient and inpatient. If someone is hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19, the member’s cost-sharing for that treatment will be waived. Any incidentals, including pharmacy and testing, associated with an inpatient stay are covered under the hospitalization stay. There are currently no outpatient prescription treatments for COVID-19, so waiving cost share does not apply. Medical policies for any new or investigational treatments will apply.

This policy will remain in effect through March 31, 2021. If a member is inpatient on March 31, 2021, we will continue coverage until they are discharged.

Employee who have questions related to medical coverage related to COVID-19 should visit for more information.