COVID-19 benefits for High Option members

As a member of the APWU Health Plan High Option, you’re covered for COVID-19 vaccines, testing, and treatment.

COVID-19 vaccines

Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself from COVID-19. APWU Health Plan offers 100% coverage of COVID-19 vaccines for members. The vaccines are safe, effective, and widely available.

  • CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and winter.
  • Updated COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are now available.

Find a Covid Vaccine

COVID-19 at-home tests are covered 100%

APWU Health Plan reimburses members for COVID-19 over-the-counter tests. Get at-home tests at no cost through the Express Scripts® pharmacy and network retail pharmacy counters. Visit the FAQ page for complete details.

APWU Health Plan over-the-counter COVID-19 test coverage includes:

  • $0 copay per each over-the-counter test
  • Up to 4 tests per member per 30-day period
  • 100% reimbursement for in-network claims
  • Maximum of $12/test for out-of-network claims

You may purchase tests through local retail pharmacies or Express Scripts home delivery. Visit the FAQ page for complete details.

COVID-19 testing coverage

APWU Health Plan covers COVID-19 diagnostic testing in doctor’s offices, clinics, labs, and pharmacies. As a member, you may have to pay a portion of the diagnostic testing cost through your deductible, copay, or coinsurance. If you have questions, contact your primary care doctor or clinic.

Coverage includes:

  • Visits to health care providers, urgent care centers, and the emergency room when the visit results in an order for or administration of a COVID-19 diagnostic test
  • COVID-19 testing when a clinical professional prescribes it, including antibody testing

24/7 Virtual Visits

Teladoc 24/7 Virtual Visits let you connect with a doctor by phone or video without leaving home. Doctors can treat a wide range of health conditions and prescribe medications.

  • See and talk to a doctor 24 /7 from your phone, tablet, or computer
  • If needed, doctors can send a prescription to your local pharmacy

To start your 24/7 Virtual Visit, call 1-800-835-2362 or visit Teladoc.

Get help managing stress and anxiety

To help you feel more in control of your emotional well-being, your plan offers mental health and substance use services through Behavioral Health Solutions. Contact APWU Health Plan to find a provider.

Call 1-800-222-2798

Order maintenance medications from home

APWU Health Plan offers a convenient mail order program for members with long-term prescriptions. The program offers free delivery for 90-day refills.

High Option Pharmacy Program