If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone that has, you should call your health care provider. You do not need a referral or prior approval (authorization) to get medically necessary testing or treatment related to COVID-19.
Please call ahead to check the rules for each location before you seek a test.
For help understanding any symptoms you may be having, you can also check your symptoms online.
Consistent with Federal and State guidance coronavirus tests will only be covered or reimbursed if they are medically necessary as determined by a health care provider in accordance with current CDC and state public health department guidelines. COVID-19 tests that are not ordered or referred by a provider are not covered benefits. Testing will not be covered solely for general workplace health and safety, public health surveillance or for other purposes not primarily intended for a member’s individual COVID-19 diagnosis or treatment.
Based on where you live, you can find a location near you to get tested for COVID-19. Just click one of the links below to search for a location.
In addition to your provider’s office and locations listed above, the state has also set up testing sites around the state, check Stop the Spread for locations and instructions.
Antibody tests look for antibodies in your blood to determine if you had a past infection with the virus that causes COVID-19. Tufts Health Together members are covered for antibody testing when testing is determined by provider to be medically necessary. Please contact your provider to find out whether this testing is appropriate for you.
Testing for COVID-19 is only covered for reasons that are medically necessary. Tufts Health Together will not cover testing for COVID-19 for reasons solely related to travel, work or school.