COVID-19 Post PHE FAQs to help you answer client questions

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released guidance that ended the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE)  on May 11, 2023 and the President’s National Emergency (NE), which ended April 10 and will go back to normal timely filing for claims, appeals, COBRA and special enrollments after the Outbreak Period ends on July 10, 2023.

The COVID-19 post PHE FAQs address changes when the PHE and NE ends.

As always. we recommend customers discuss any changes with their own counsel and tax professional.

Please note that this information is for employers, brokers and consultants. Our UnitedHealthcare members can find answers to their questions on

COVID-19 Post Public Health Emergency and National Emergency

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