Compliance of the Biden Administration directive to provide coverage of home COVID-19 diagnostic testing.
The Trust is here to help our members during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Along with our partners at OptumRX, this notice is to inform members of our compliance with the Biden administration’s directive to provide coverage of Over the Counter (OTC), In-home COVID-19 diagnostic testing.
Coverage for over-the-counter (OTC) at-home COVID-19 test kits
Beginning April 15th, 2022, members will have the ability to purchase COVID-19 OTC test kits through the Optum Store for $0 cost share using their pharmacy benefit as payment.
Members whose pharmacy plan covers at-home COVID-19 tests authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be eligible to get up to 8 tests per covered member, every month.
Most at-home COVID-19 test kits authorized by the FDA are covered. The most common tests1 are BD Veritor™, BinaxNOW™, CareStart™, Celltrion DiaTrust™, CLINITEST®, Ellume, Flowflex™, i-Health®, InteliSwab™, MaximBio ClearDetect™ COVID-19, On/Go™, or COVID-19 AT-Home test kits (Roche). Look for an FDA Emergency Use Authorization label on the package.
|Product ID||Product Label|
|82607066026||Flowflex Kit Home Test|
|14613033968||Quickvue Hom Kit Covid-19|
|14613033972||Quickvue Home Kit Covid-19|
|56964000000||Ellume Cov19 Kit Home Test|
|08337000158||BinaxNow Cov Kit Home Test|
|08337000158||Inteliswab Kit Covid-19|
|50021086001||Ellume Cov19 Kit Home Test|
|60006019166||On/Go Covid Kit Antigen|
|82607066027||Flowflex Kit Test|
We hope you are doing everything recommended by the CDC and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services to help mitigate your risk of this very contagious virus.
Sign in to optumrx.com. Scroll down to Get at-home COVID-19 tests with $0 copay and click Order Now
Visit COVID 19 Home Tests - Where to Buy Online | Optum Store
Search for COVID-19 test products “eligible for purchase with insurance.” Select your product and click on “Add Insurance.” Enter your pharmacy plan and card fields listed below and click “Submit Insurance.” To complete the checkout process, you will need to sign in or create an Optum Store account. Free standard shipping applies on orders to all 50 states.
For more information or to submit a claim, go to optumrx.com/testinfo
Free tests via USPS courtesy of the Biden Administration and Federal Government: Every home in the U.S. can soon order 4 free at-home Covid-19 tests. The tests will be completely free – there are no shipping costs, and you don’t need to provide payment or enter a credit card number. Ordering begins January 19, 2022, at www.COVIDtests.gov.