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Over-the-Counter (OTC) COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests

Effective January 15, 2022 - Coverage for over-the-counter at home COVID-19 diagnostic tests

For tests purchased on and after January 15, 2022, the Plan will cover FDA-authorized over-the-counter at-home COVID-19 diagnostic tests without any cost-sharing requirements, prior authorization, or other medical management requirements, regardless of whether ordered by a health care provider. Reimbursement will only be provided for tests purchased from a pharmacy or a retailer and is limited to eight (8) tests per covered person per 30-day period, unless prescribed by a health care provider.

Coverage will be limited as permitted by law. If you have purchased a COVID-19 at home test, on or after January 15, 2022, and are seeking reimbursement, please print a CVS Caremark OTC COVID-19 Reimbursement Claim form and submit a copy of the completed form. If you have a Caremark.com account, you can also request reimbursement for at-home COVID-19 tests online. Please view this flyer for details. 

Note:  Residential households in the U.S. can order two sets of 4 free at-home individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests from USPS.com. There is a limit of one order per residential address. To place your order, please go to: https://COVIDtests.gov

Guard against scammers trying to steal your personal information. When ordering tests, use the official, secure government website: https://COVIDtests.gov. Watchout for phone scammers, too. If you get a phone call requesting information so that free at-home tests can be mailed to you, hang up — it's a scam!

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