Insurers must pay for at-home COVID-19 testing, White House says
The announcement is part of President Biden's new plan to fight the Omicron and Delta COVID-19 variants over the winter.
By Alan Goforth|December 03, 2021 at 05:47 AM
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As the spectrum of COVID-19 variants continues to shift, so does the White House strategy to counter them. President Biden on Thursday laid out his plans to fight the Omicron and Delta COVID-19 variants over the winter, including free and insurer-funded at-home testing and new requirements for international travelers.
The U.S. government will require private health insurance companies to reimburse their 150 million customers for 100% of the cost of over-the-counter, at-home COVID-19 tests, administration officials said, and make millions more tests available free through rural clinics and health centers for the uninsured.
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