Montana Insurers Expanding Tele-Health Coverage Due to COVID-19

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By: Peter Christian

The four major health insurance companies have voluntarily expanded their coverage of tele-health services in this time where social distancing is more important than ever.

Montana’s State Auditor and Insurance Commissioner, Matt Rosendale made the announcement on Thursday.

“We have just received some federal guidance which allows more vendors and applications to be used for tele-health and still comply with the HIPPA privacy standards,” said Rosendale. “Covered health providers may use popular applications that allow for video chats, and even for audio consultation.”

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