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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Coverage

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COVID-19 Coverage 


Regardless of your plan, in-network testing and treatment for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) is covered 100%.
There is no member cost-sharing—that means no copays, coinsurance, or deductibles. All plans provide coverage for treatment and services related to COVID-19. Medications administered as part of a hospital stay for COVID-19 are also covered 100%.

 

Instacare

If you are insured on an Individual and Family plan, a Large or Small Employer plan, or FEHB plan and need to be screened and/or tested for COVID-19, we recommend you choose an in-network provider. These costs will be waived when these services are received through Intermountain Connect Care, office visits, urgent care (such as Intermountain InstaCare), hospital emergency rooms, or from the Department of Health. Testing is also covered out of network; however, you may be still be billed for excess charges beyond what we pay for these services.

All related emergency services and in-network COVID-19 treatments will be covered with no member cost sharing. Testing is also covered out of network; however, you may be still be billed for excess charges beyond what we pay for these services.

Please note: If you are insured through an employer with a self-funded plan, your benefits may be different. Please verify your benefits through your Human Resources team.

 
Treatment

SelectHealth Advantage members are covered according to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare guidelines under a national emergency. Screening and/or testing for COVID-19 is covered in- and out-of-network for a $0 copay. All emergency services and in-network COVID-19 treatments will also be covered for a $0 copay.

 
Network Coverage

For Medicaid members (those on a SelectHealth Community Care plan), COVID-19 testing and treatment is covered as an emergency service, and can be received through in-network and out-of-network providers.Copays are not required.

 
Zero Copay icon

If your child is covered by a CHIP plan, testing and treatment for COVID-19 is covered as an emergency service and can be received from in- and out-of-network providers. No copay is required.


 
Pharmacy Delivery

As always, Intermountain Home Delivery is a great option to have your maintenance medications delivered to your home. Intermountain Specialty can deliver your specialty medications. More information can be found at https://selecthealth.org/pharmacy/home-delivery-and-specialty-pharmacy.

  
Prescriptions Covered

We've changed frequency and refill limits for certain Miscellaneous Medical Supplies and Durable Medical Equipment like enteral formula and oxygen.

 
Connect Care

We’ve expanded our telehealth to help members seek services safely and to help ensure important continuity of care. This includes adding temporary coverage for digital and telephonic services for medical and behavioral health needs.

 

 

COVID-19 Screening and Testing 

Utah

If you believe you have COVID-19, use the symptom checker at intermountainhealthcare.org, visit Intermountain’s coronavirus resources, or call the COVID-19 Hotline at 844-442-5224. A healthcare professional will screen you for COVID-19. If testing is appropriate, they will provide information on testing options and availability.

Intermountain Healthcare offers community screening and testing locations, which are listed at https://intermountainhealthcare.org/covid19-coronavirus/get-testing/. Most locations screen for possible testing while you remain in your vehicle; however, the following hospitals require an order before arrival: American Fork Hospital, Cassia Regional Hospital, and Garfield Memorial Hospital. Not all people who are screened (over the phone or in person) will be tested. Testing is only recommended for those who meet certain criteria set by the Utah State Department of Health and Intermountain Healthcare. There are limited in-person screenings available at select locations.

Idaho

In Idaho, you can visit coronavirus.idaho.gov, St. Luke’s Health System COVID-19 Resources page, or call your healthcare provider, 2-1-1, or the St. Luke’s Health System COVID-19 Hotline at 208-381-9500. 

Nevada

In Nevada, you can visit p3hp.org/coronavirus or nvhealthresponse.nv.gov for more information.

You can also visit CDC.gov/coronavirus or your state's Department of Health website.

 

The information and updates contained in this communication reflect current knowledge and policy for the date indicated. Information evolves on a day-to-day basis during the COVID-19 pandemic. SelectHealth will provide updates with additional information as it becomes available from providers, state officials, federal officials, etc.