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Beginning January 15, 2022, individuals with private health insurance coverage or covered by a group health plan who purchase an over-the-counter COVID-19 test authorized, cleared, or approved by the FDA will be able to have those test costs covered by their plan or insurance.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires private health insurers and federal health providers (such as Medicare and Medicaid) to provide free testing for COVID-19. This bill was signed into law by the President on March 18, 2020.
This news article provides details on what is contained in the federal CARES Act. It states: "The bill requires all private insurance plans to cover COVID-19 treatments and vaccine and makes all coronavirus tests free."