After the public health emergency ends on May 11, private health plans will no longer be required to cover the full cost of COVID-19 tests ordered or administered by a physician or reimburse consumers for rapid at-home tests.
Analysis It looks at what those tests could potentially cost consumers, depending on whether they have insurance and how their insurance covers such tests after the emergency is over. It shows claims data that private insurers have published for different types of COVID-19 tests as well as “self-pay” prices for uninsured patients by hospitals and major retailers for COVID-19 at home. Surveyed vendors’ prices. 19 test.
Available through analysis Peterson-KFF Health System TrackerAn online information center that monitors and evaluates the performance of the US healthcare system.