Guidance, news, and resources for businesses and their employees

Transparency in Coverage Rule (TCR) and the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA)

In response to the Federal TCR and CAA, Independence has established an enterprise-wide implementation program to ensure all requirements are implemented by the mandated compliance dates. The requirements for implementing the TCR and CAA are evolving, and Independence is committed to meeting the requirements by the mandated compliance dates.

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COVID-19 coverage

To ensure your employees and their family members receive the care and services they need, Independence continues to:

  • Cover the cost of testing, related visits, and vaccine administration
  • Expand access to primary care and specialists through telemedicine
  • Broaden emotional support through telebehavioral health and digital tools
  • Share resources on care and services for members on the COVID-19 website and other member channels

Visit the COVID-19 member resource site

COVID-19 vaccinations

As an employer, we understand and share your interest in helping employees get vaccinated. Independence covers the cost of administering vaccines with no cost-share (such as copays, deductibles, and coinsurance) for members regardless of where they receive the vaccine. We’ve also prepared vaccination questions and answers you can share with employees.

Visit the COVID-19 vaccination site

Workplace Ready

There are many considerations when it comes to determining how to return employees safely to the workplace. These include testing options and vaccinations, as well as how to support employees and address their concerns. If you are a large, self-funded group employer, our Workplace Ready program provides information on our many partner programs as well as resources and materials that you can share with your employees.

Visit the Workplace Ready website