Modest slowdown in premium growth distinguishes second-quarter financial results for MPL specialty insurers
We look at the financial results for medical professional liability (MPL) insurers for the second quarter of 2022.
Since Jan. 15, 2022, employer health plans and individual health insurance issuers have been required to cover at-home COVID-19 tests purchased over the counter for the duration of the coronavirus public-health emergency. The resulting costs to health plans for covering these tests could represent a significant unanticipated expenditure in 2022 and beyond. In this paper, we provide two estimates of the potential costs of a fully compliant direct coverage pathway in 2022 to address the variability in costs associated with factors such as: