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Financial relief for COVID-19 testing provided through state employee health plans

From: Human Resources

As the coronavirus progresses, Virginia state employee health plans are taking steps to help members who suspect they have the illness by covering the cost of the test. Testing must be ordered by your attending physician and approved by your health plan.

In addition to covering the cost of the test, patient co-pays will be waived for a 90-day period if you are covered under these COVA Health Plans:

If you are covered by the following regional health plans, please contact the provider directly for information on COVID-19 testing coverage:

If employees have questions about COVID-19 testing, contact your primary care physician. If you have other questions, contact Human Resources at hrservicecenter@vt.edu or 540-231-9331. For the latest information, including what to do if you get sick, visit the university’s COVID-19 page.