Study: COVID-19 treatment averages $14,500

According to a new report from M3 Insurance, hospital and other medical treatment for COVID-19 costs $14,573 per patient on average and coronavirus testing is about $102 per sample.

The COVID-19 Impact on Health Care study reported that insurance premiums went up an average of 4.8% this year in the state. Additionally, the report found that 68% of M3 customers surveyed in July said they don’t anticipate making changes to health benefits because of the current health crisis. Four percent said they plan to make changes and 28% said they weren’t sure.