APWU Health Plan waives cost of coronavirus testing for members

The APWU Health Plan provides resources to help you prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and stay up to date on international travel advisories.

Coronavirus test coverage
APWU Health Plan will waive the cost of coronavirus testing for members. The cost of coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is a concern among postal and federal employees and retirees. Health Plan members will have access to coronavirus testing, as prescribed by a health care professional, and the Plan will waive the deductible and coinsurance. Containing the outbreak is the Health Plan’s number one priority.

Testing is available at LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics.
If you suspect you may have been exposed to the coronavirus or are exhibiting symptoms, ask your health care professional to make the appropriate testing recommendation in line with CDC guidelines.

To lessen your risk of exposure, use your telehealth options
Virtual visits are a great option when you need to see a doctor without leaving home. With a virtual visit, you can see and talk to a doctor from your phone, tablet, or computer—24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition to providing a consultation and diagnosis, doctors can send a prescription to your local pharmacy.

High Option members
Virtual visits are available at a reduced copay of $15. Visit American Well online https://business.amwell.com/ or call 1-855-818-DOCS for medical care. Health epidemics can increase feelings of stress, anxiety and sleeplessness, visit MDLIVE online at https://www.mdlive.com/ or call 1-888-430-4827 for help.

Consumer Driven Option Members
To get started, call 1-855-615-8335 or log in to myuhc.com® and choose Connect with a doctor online.

Source: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources

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