Fierce Healthcare September 29, 2023
Frank Diamond

Major payers promised to iron out snags involved in the rollout of the newest COVID-19 vaccine booster when they met this week with Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra.

Some went even further, saying that many of the problems have already been solved or at least are well on their way to being solved. Experts told Fierce Healthcare that some of those snags were unavoidable and illustrated just how tricky handing off such an undertaking from the public to the private sector can be—and, as such, all the blame for these problems should not be laid at the feet of insurers.

Though stakeholders knew insurers would take over the process when the COVID-19...

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