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➤ What if I don’t have enough hours for health benefits to cover COVID-19 testing?

New legislation requires that group health plans and health insurers cover coronavirus testing. (This includes grandfathered health plans under the ACA.) These tests do not require cost-sharing, such as deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance.

These tests are not subject to prior authorization or any other medical management requirements. Government programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, will cover coronavirus testing, free of charge, and without cost-sharing as well.

Did You Know?

UBC started on job sites across the country.

Our founding president, Peter J. McGuire worked tirelessly on the job sites across the country with his fellow Carpenters to organize the union. In 1881, he organized a Chicago convention to form a union. Representatives from 11 cities joined him and they produced a constitution and structure. Learn More

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