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Are You Uninsured During the COVID-19 Crisis?: What You Need to Know About Finding Health Insurance, Getting Tested, and Getting Care

By Cheryl Fish-Parcham,


It’s important to have health insurance at all times, but especially during a global health crisis. Health insurance helps pay for testing and care related to the COVID-19 pandemic. And it can pay for other health care you and your family may need. More help is now available to pay for health insurance. People who cannot get health insurance may be eligible to get other help with COVID-19 expenses.

In this piece, we explain your options for getting health insurance, getting help to pay for COVID-19 testing, and getting help paying for hospital care if you have COVID-19 and develop serious symptoms.

Spanish language version available here.

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