- Lab tests for COVID-19 are covered at no cost if ordered by a health care provider. Note that free over-the-counter test kits are no longer covered by Medicare but are available for purchase.
- Treatment for patients exposed to COVID-19 are covered but there may be copays and deductibles.
- COVID-19 vaccines (no out-of-pocket expenses)
- All hospitalizations and related services that are medically necessary. Those with Original Medicare could have deductible and/or copay charges unless they also have a Medicare supplement or Medigap policy that covers these charges.
Medicare Advantage Plans may include additional benefits; however, there may also be additional cost sharing. Check with your MAPD plan about coverage and costs.