Adam, will my Medicare Supplement pay for Covid-19 testing and treatment?
A Medicare Supplement will pay so long as Medicare pays first on the bill. With regard to Covid-19 testing, Medicare will pay for the test and there is no deductible required for a Covid-19 test. Treatment for Covid-19 can range for in-patient hospital stays, out-patient doctor visits, home health care or skilled nursing care. In each case, Medicare pays for all of these treatment options and if Medicare pays then your Medicare Supplement will pay.
With an eye to the future, Medicare is also required by law to pay for a Covid-19 vaccine once it becomes available.