Beginning September 25, 2023, each U.S. household may order 4 FREE at-home, over-the-counter (OTC) rapid antigen COVID-19 tests from the federal government. Visit covidtests.gov or call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489).
If you paid for an OTC test prior to May 12, 2023, you may visit https://covidtest.optumrx.com/covid-test-reimbursement to submit a reimbursement request. You must submit your claim within one year of purchase.
Effective May 12, 2023, employer-sponsored health plan benefits are as follows:
- Medically necessary diagnostic testing approved under applicable law or developed, authorized, and deemed appropriate by HHS is covered based on regular plan benefits.
- Tests which are not FDA-approved, and at-home over-the-counter (OTC) COVID tests, are not covered.
The U.S. Department of Labor published FAQs about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. View FAQs.
HWMG continues to closely monitor developments, and we will provide updates as more information becomes available. For further assistance, contact Customer Service.