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New Requirements to Cover Over-the-Counter COVID Tests: Implications for State Insurance Regulators

This blog details new federal rules that require health insurers to cover and waive cost-sharing for over-the-counter COVID-19 tests for the duration of the federal public health emergency. The new requirements, published on January 10, enable consumers to obtain the tests directly from pharmacies or online retailers without consulting a health professional.