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Coronavirus in Texas

Texas is urging patients to seek remote health care. Some insurance plans won't pay for it.

As millions of Texans isolate themselves in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19, state officials are working to ramp up the use of telemedicine. But many health plans are outside of their regulatory authority.

Julien Gomez's insurance won't cover the move to online therapy sessions, unable to practice social distancing during the CO…

Coverage confusion

Medicine by webcam

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