Most health insurance plans cover testing and treatment for services necessary for COVID-19. The state insurance commissioner ordered all health plans his office regulates to waive copays, coinsurance and deductibles for people requiring testing for COVID-19. Copays and deductibles still apply for treatment.
Fred Meyer is offering rapid antibody testing at its pharmacies to help inform patients if they have previously been infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. It is not a test for new infections.
The test uses a finger-prick blood sample and typically provides results within 15 minutes. It costs $25.