Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Test
The COVID-19 antigen test is designed to detect specific proteins in the virus. The qualitative nasal or nasopharyngeal swab test will show if you have the live active virus for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The authorized devices can provide results in approximately 15 minutes.
The COVID-19 antigen test is a diagnostics test to identify if you have an active virus infection.
Individuals can have COVID-19 testing fully paid for by their health plan or the government, with no out-of-pocket cost, when billed to the health plan or the government.
You may be able to submit the expenses associated with this testing to your Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Health Reimbursement Account, or similar account for reimbursement.