Press Release: State Extends Emergency Order For Health Insurance Companies

The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services extended its emergency order for health insurance companies through Aug. 2, 2020.

The order requires health insurance companies to do the following for their customers during the COVID-19 outbreak:

  • Provide at least a 60-day grace period to pay any past-due premiums
  • Pay claims for any covered services during the first 30 days of the grace period
  • Extend all deadlines for reporting claims and other communications, and provide members with communication options that meet physical distancing standards

The order is in effect through Aug. 2, 2020, and will be extended in 30-day increments during the course of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Read the complete health insurance order

Read the extension to the emergency order 

Consumers and regulated business professionals can learn more about insurance and financial services issues related to COVID-19 by visiting dfr.oregon.gov

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