U.S. to require private health insurance companies cover at-home COVID-19 tests

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President Biden will announce Thursday that health insurers must cover the full cost of in-home COVID-19 tests. Nearly 150 million Americans with private health insurance will be able to be reimbursed for the cost of at-home virus tests. Biden administration will not be retroactively covering at- home tests for Americans who may already have spent hundreds of dollars on those tests.
6 months ago·Washington, United States

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Reuters

U.S. to require private health insurance companies cover at-home COVID-19 tests

The U.S. government will require private health insurance companies to reimburse customers for the cost of over-the-counter at-home COVID-19 tests under new measures to combat the pandemic that President Joe Biden will unveil on Thursday, administration officials said.

6 months ago·United Kingdom
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Washington Times

Biden to mandate insurers reimburse for at-home rapid test for COVID; travelers must be screened

President Biden will announce a sweeping plan Thursday to combat the coronavirus this winter, requiring all U.S.-bound travelers to present a negative test within a day of departure and forcing private insurers to reimburse enrollees for the cost of rapid at-home tests.

6 months ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

President Biden to make at-home rapid tests free in new COVID plan

The plan does not include more aggressive measures like requiring testing for domestic flights or mandating testing for passengers after their arrival in the U.S.

6 months ago·United States
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New York Times

Biden’s winter Covid plan includes insurance reimbursement for at-home tests.

The new strategy, which includes stricter rules for international travelers, comes as the worrisome Omicron variant circulates in more than 30 countries.

6 months ago·New York, United States
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CBS News

Americans with private health insurance to be reimbursed for at-home COVID-19 tests

International travelers will now be required to undergo stricter COVID-19 testing, President Biden is announcing Thursday.

6 months ago·New York, United States
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The Hill

Biden to announce insurance reimbursements for at-home COVID-19 tests

President Biden will announce Thursday that Americans with private insurance will be able to receive reimbursements for at-home COVID-19 diagnostic tests as part of a ...

6 months ago·Washington, United States
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