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Chapter 192

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  192.895.  Covid-19 tests, no cost, when — department duties — use of federal funds — no reduction in health insurance coverage, when. — 1.  Subject to appropriation, any Missouri resident whose health care provider recommends that he or she receive an active COVID-19 test shall receive such test and the results of the test at no cost.  The department of health and senior services shall be authorized to utilize available federal funds to pay for the portion of the expense of such test and resulting analysis that is not covered by the resident's health insurance provider, provided that such expenses do not exceed one hundred fifty dollars per test.

  2.  A health insurance provider shall not reduce a Missouri resident's health insurance coverage that is related to the testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 during a state of emergency declared by the governor.  The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any reduction in health insurance coverage that is a result of nonpayment of premiums.


(L. 2020 H.B. 1682 § 1)

Effective 7-13-20

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