The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic could cost private health plans from $30.0 billion up to $547 billion over the next two years, according to an estimate by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), a trade association for health plans. Out-of-pocket expenses for privately insured individuals could range from $2.8 billion to $48.6 billion of the total costs. Estimated Range Of Total COVID-19-Associated Treatment Costs 2020 & 2021 (in billions of dollars) Scenario 2020 Total . . .
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