Over-the-counter (OTC) At Home COVID-19 Test Kits*
Find out which test kits are covered and how to get them at little or no cost to you.
Which OTC at-home COVID-19 test kits are covered?
Coverage includes OTC at-home COVID-19 test kits authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The most common tests are BinaxNOW™, Flowflex™, InteliSwab™, On/Go™ and QuickVue®.
You have three options for coverage of OTC at-home COVID-19 test kits:
- Pay $0 at a preferred network pharmacy. Visit a Walmart, Walgreens, Sam’s Club, Kinney Drugs or Rite Aid pharmacy and simply go to the pharmacy counter, present your member ID card, and ask to have your OTC at-home COVID-19 test kits submitted to your plan for coverage.
- Purchase an FDA-approved OTC at-home COVID-19 test kit, and then submit an electronic form for reimbursement. You can also purchase an approved test kit at other stores or online retailers. Keep your purchase receipt(s) to submit for reimbursement. To receive the quickest possible reimbursement of up to $12 per test, submit an electronic claim form by visiting optumrx.com/testinfo.
- Purchase an FDA-approved OTC at home COVID-19 test kit, and then print and mail in a paper reimbursement form. If you prefer to submit your claim by mail, you can print a form at optumrx.com/testinfo and mail it in. Reimbursement applies up to $12 per test. Please note: you will receive reimbursement more quickly if you submit an electronic claim.
Is there a limit to how many test kits will be covered?
Yes. Covered members can get up to 8 individual tests per month.
*Applies to eligible plans only.
Visit optumrx.com/testinfo for the latest updates and information.