Medicare Covers Over-the Counter-COVID Tests

A COVID-19 test is placed on a blue surgical mask.

As of April 4, 2022, Medicare covers up to 8 over-the-counter COVID-19 tests each month, at no cost to you. If you have Medicare Part B, you can get 8 free over-the-counter tests for the month of April and then can get another 8 free over-the-counter tests each month until the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. You can get the covered tests at any participating pharmacy or healthcare provider at no cost to you.

View the list of participating pharmacies and providers on here.