Medicare Covers 8 Over-The-Counter COVID-19 Tests Per Month
MEDICARE OVER-THE-COUNTER COVID-19 TEST INITIATIVE
The Medicare Over-The-Counter COVID-19 Test Initiative, which began April 4, 2022, covers 8 COVID-19 tests each month for Medicare Part B and Medicare Advantage recipients through the end of the Public Health Emergency (PHE). All Medicare Part B and Medicare Advantage recipients are eligible for this program, and may request 8 tests per month through TACKL Health, an enrolled provider.
TACKL Health is a licensed Clinical Medical Laboratory (NPI 1447972385; CLIA 11D2206242) and an enrolled participant in the Medicare "Over-The-Counter COVID Test Initiative." Click here for the CMS.gov fact sheet on this initiative.
Per the requirements of this initiative, you will never be charged for tests or any other associated costs. TACKL Health only provides approved FDA Emergency Use Authorized (EUA) rapid antigen over-the-counter (at-home) tests.
To request your tests, simply complete the request form below. Upon receipt of your completed request form, we will verify the information with Medicare, then ship your tests directly to you. You will never pay for tests or shipping and handling.
*If you need assistance filling out this form, or have questions about the program, please contact our customer service line for additional guidance at 1-888-705-6576. TACKL Health will never ask you to provide your Medicare number over the phone, bill for services not provided, send unsolicited supplies, or ask you to pay any additional costs or co-pays.*