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Will Medicare Pay For Your COVID-19 Test?

Will Medicare pay for your COVID-19 test? That depends on the type of test and the doctor’s orders. This graphic will help you decide.

Yes

Medicare will cover all tests preformed by a lab when ordered by a doctor, pharmacist or other health care professional.

 

One Test

Medicare will cover only ONE lab test per patient when NOT ordered by a doctor, pharmacist or other health care professional.

 

No

Original Medicare will NOT cover tests NOT performed by a lab, such as at home test kits. Some Medicare Advantage plans may cover them.

Download “Medicare-COVID-Coverage.pdf”