‘An arm and a leg’: Am I protected if I need COVID-19 care?
54-year-old Natalia Pollack (L), uninsured since 1999, is helped to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, by Carlos Tapia, a certified application councilor in New York City on March 31, 2014. Photo by Mike Segar for Reuters.

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen.A lot of insurance companies have said they’ll waive copayments and deductibles for COVID-19 care — as long as patients receive “in-network” care. But a lot of people have insurance policies with very limited networks.A podcast listener in Minnesota with a bronze-tier health plan and a $6,000 deductible wrote in wondering: What if I get sent to a place that my insurance doesn’t cover? What then?We put her question to one of the country’s top health insurance nerds:Sabrina Corlette, founder and co-director of Georgetown University’sCenter on Heal...


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