December 23, 2020

Trump administration says insurers off the hook for back-to-work COVID-19 tests

Employers can require employees to be tested before returning to work, but the Pacific Business Group on Health said it would be highly unusual for a large employer to require testing for employees without paying for the tests in full.

“We would not anticipate employees to be on the hook for the cost of a COVID test if taking one is a requirement of them going back to work,” PBGH senior director Lauren Vela said in this Modern Healthcare article.