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APWU Health Plan COVID-19 Coverage Enhancements


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The APWU Health Plan will continue to evaluate benefit enhancements as a result of COVID-19. For the most up-to-date information visit our website at


The Health Plan will:


  • New! Cover health care provider office visits, urgent care center visits and emergency room visits that result in an order for or administration of a diagnostic test for COVID-19 at no cost* to the member**

  • Cover COVID-19 testing at no cost* to the member when testing is prescribed by a clinical professional

  • Cover telehealth visits at no cost* to member when visits are performed through the Health Plan’s telehealth providers:

    • High Option: Visits through Amwell are available at www.amwell.com at no cost* to the member

    • Consumer Driven Option: Virtual visits through AmWell, Teladoc, and Doc on Demand are available at www.myuhc.com at no cost* to the member


  • Cover telehealth visits to network providers at no cost* to member when related to COVID-19

  • Waive inpatient prior authorization requirements related to COVID-19

  • Reminder: Members are encouraged to use mail order for maintenance medications which provides a 90-day refill and the delivery is free


*All deductible, coinsurance and copays will be waived
**Your provider should be aware of this Families First Coronavirus Response Act and CDC guideline. If you are charged a copay or coinsurance at the time of your visit, you will be reimbursed by the Health Plan

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