Firm-Wide blog

New Insurance Regulation: Coverage & Reimbursement for COVID-19

By Burg Simpson
April 20, 2020
4 min read

New Insurance Regulation: Coverage & Reimbursement for COVID-19. 

Burg Simpson Announces:  The Notice of Adoption of Emergency Regulation 20-E-07 – Concerning Coverage and Reimbursement for COVID-19 Treatment during the COVID-19 Disaster Emergency

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies sent this bulletin at 04/19/2020 11:26 AM MDT

The Division would like to notify interested stakeholders that the Commissioner of Insurance has adopted the following emergency regulation:

Emergency Regulation 20-E-07 – Concerning Coverage and Reimbursement for COVID-19 Treatment during the COVID-19 Disaster Emergency 

In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency crisis, the purpose of this emergency regulation is to require carriers to provide covered persons with treatment related to COVID-19. Pursuant to Executive Orders D 2020-009 and 2020-027, this emergency regulation also ensures that out-of-network providers rendering emergency services for emergency medical conditions, including but not limited to COVID-19, are appropriately compensated pursuant to § 10-16-704(5.5), C.R.S., without delay.

Read More Here.

About Thomas W. Henderson

Burg Simpson shareholder Thomas W. Henderson is the Chair of the Bad-Faith Insurance division of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department. He focuses his legal practice on representing policyholders in suing insurance companies for bad faith and getting insurance companies to pay what the insurance policy promises to pay. Mr. Henderson spent the first twenty years of his practice representing the insurance companies, answering their questions about whether the policy provided coverage for various claims, and even defending them when they were sued.Mr. Henderson uses his unusual background to his clients’ advantage because he knows where the weak spots are, where the smoking guns are hidden and how best to structure his clients’ cases to maximize the potential of getting the insurance companies to pay. Tom represents both individual consumers and businesses in their pursuit of insurance claims. For consumers, this includes auto, uninsured and underinsured motorists, homeowners, renters, liability, property, health, disability, and life insurance claims. For businesses, this includes auto, liability, property, lost profits, directors and officers, professional liability, and construction insurance claims. These claims can range from a few thousand dollars to millions of dollars.

About Burg Simpson

Burg Simpson’s commercial attorneys are available to discuss your legal matters and will work with you to find the most effective resolution.  Call Tom Henderson at Burg Simpson at (720) 500-5825 or fill out our FREE CASE EVALUATION form to obtain the expertise only a highly-skilled business lawyer can provide.

Burg Simpson Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine currently has more than 70 trial attorneys who provide nationwide legal representation. The firm is based in Colorado and has offices in Arizona, Ohio, Wyoming, New Mexico, Nevada, and Florida.

Burg Simpson’s award-winning trial lawyers represent clients with legal matters that range from business and commercial litigation, construction defects, mass torts, and medical malpractice, to personal injury and workers’ compensation.

Founded in 1976, Burg Simpson has proven track record of success and has collected over $1 billion in verdicts, judgments, and settlements on behalf of its clients. Burg Simpson’s attorneys have been named as national lead counsel and earned federal court appointments in several cases, such as YAZ/Yasmin®, Pradaxa®, Ortho Evra®, Gadolinium-based contrast agents, Heparin, DePuy ASR®, Bextra/Celebrex, Zyprexa®, and testosterone replacement therapy.

Over the past four decades, Burg Simpson’s highly-skilled and results-driven trial attorneys have gained a national reputation and the depth of experience necessary to garner significant awards. The firm has been consistently recognized for excellence by The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Legal 500, 5280 Top Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, and the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Burg Simpson has spent over 40 years fighting for the legal rights of those harmed by the actions or inactions of negligent corporations and individuals. Our team of trial lawyers and legal professionals are dedicated to protecting our clients and securing the compensation they deserve.



Free case evaluation form