COVID-19 Home Testing Kits


As of January 15, 2022, Ambetter Members can get COVID-19 Home Testing  kits at no cost. The best way to get a testing kit is to go to one of Ambetter’s in-network pharmacies. If you purchase a testing kit outside of Ambetter’s in-network pharmacies, you will simply complete a Member Reimbursement form. The following FAQs will assist you in this process. (updated 3/1/2022)

Yes. Ambetter is making COVID-19 tests available at no cost if you go to an in-network pharmacy. Also, the Biden Administration is making free tests available by the United States Postal Service.  Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Please visit https://www.covidtests.gov/
for more information. 

Effective, March 7, 2022, every home in the U.S. will be able to order an additional set of 4 tests from https://www.covidtests.gov/.

To receive a COVID-19 test directly shipped to you at no cost from an in-network pharmacy, please contact your in-network pharmacy to process your benefits and arrange mailing.  

Ambetter is currently working with our pharmacy partners to ensure the COVID-19 tests are available at no cost if you go to an in-network pharmacy.  If you purchased the at-home COVID-19 test at the pharmacy we will reimburse you for the cost of the test after you complete the member reimbursement form.

The reimbursement will be limited up to the amount set in the federal guidance ($12, or the cost of the test if less than $12, per test per covered individual) released on January 10, 2022.

If you purchased a kit prior to January 15, 2022, Ambetter will reimburse when accompanied by a physician prescription.

Yes, if you purchased the at-home COVID-19 test at any location outside of our pharmacies (e.g., Amazon, grocery store, etc.), we will reimburse you for the cost of the test after you complete the Member Reimbursement form.

The reimbursement will be limited up to the amount set in the federal guidance ($12, or the cost of the test if less than $12, per test per covered individual) released on January 10, 2022.

If you purchased a kit prior to January 15, 2022, Ambetter will reimburse when accompanied by a physician prescription.

Please print an image of the digital receipt along with the member reimbursement form.  If you are unable to produce a digital receipt, please put the order or invoice number for the purchase on the reimbursement form for tracking and validation. 

Yes, Ambetter will only cover 8 at-home COVID-19 tests obtained over-the-counter per covered individual in a 30 day period, consistent with the federal guidance released on January 10, 2022. 

If you have questions please call us and we can assist.

Please select your state below for your state's member reimbursement form.