Reimbursable COVID-19 Tests May Help California Dental Practices Comply With Vaccine Mandate
This summer, the state of California instituted a “vaccine-or test” mandate that requires healthcare providers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. The federal government’s provision of four free rapid COVID-19 tests and the requirement that health insurers cover eight at-home tests per month may help dental practices meet the vaccine-or-test mandate by ensuring rapid antigen tests are available and limiting the amount of time employees need to seek testing. Practices located in San Francisco and Los Angeles must prove that all clinicians are vaccinated; there is no testing option. Click here to read more.