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COVID swap being inserted into vial America’s Health Insurance Plans is calling on more government support to cover the cost of COVID-19 tests, which it says could be between $6 billion and $25 billion annually. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of confusion for employers (and everyone else, for that matter), including what they can and can’t ask about employees’ personal health, as well as what screening measures they can legally implement. Many employers have opted to make COVID-19 testing a requirement for employees returning to work, raising another question: who’s responsible for paying for such tests?

Emily Payne

Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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