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Anthem Notice regarding Covered COVID Tests

As the spread of COVID-19 continues across our communities, employees’ health remains Anthem's top priority.  To help ensure adequate access to COVID-19 tests, members have the ability to order COVID 19 Tests kits directly from the Sydney Health mobile app or purchase the test kit at a pharmacy or retail store and file a paper claim with Anthem or file the claim on-line using the Sydney Health mobile app or

-Available for people who have symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19

-Are available at no cost for a limited time when ordered online

-Kit, including 2 tests, arrives in approximately 2 business days

-Shows results in 10 minutes

-Can order additional kits in 3 days, as of February 12th the restriction will increase to 7 days

-Not required to obtain a physician referral or order


Purchase COVID-19 OTC Test Kits at the pharmacy or retail store

-Test kit must be authorized for emergency use by the FDA as a self-administered and self-read test in order to be covered

-Member will need to complete the claim form (attached) and attach a copy of the store receipt or submit on-line through the Sydney app or

  • For Sydney APP: go to Claims, Online Claims Submission
  • For login into your member portal on and go to Claims & Payments, Submit a Claim

-If filiing a paper claim, in the Diagnosis section write COVID 19 Test Kit

-The receipt should include the following information:

•Name of organization providing the service; ie. CVS, Target, etc.

•Name of the patient - write your name on the receipt

•Date service was provided

•Description of service, COVID 19 Test

•Charge for Test Kit

-Not required to obtain a physician referral or order

Testing options:

  • Visiting** for information on free tests that may be available through government programs.
  • A doctor’s office, a pharmacy or health clinic, or an urgent care center. Members can use Anthem's COVID-19 Test Site Finder to find a testing location close to them.
  • OTC diagnostic COVID-19 tests available at local pharmacies and grocery stores.

Anthem's COVID-19 Resource Center at​  and select Find a Testing Center to see their local testing options and check their state guidance for the latest local COVID-19 recommendations.

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