February 4, 2022
Medicare to Cover Free Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Tests
CMS has announced that Medicare beneficiaries will now be able to purchase COVID-19 tests at no cost. Starting “in the early spring,” people with Medicare (including Medicare Advantage) will be able to buy up to eight tests over-the-counter. The Agencies will pay pharmacies “and other participating entities. For more information and resources on free testing for Medicare beneficiaries, see the new CMS FAQ.