Cigna will cover medically necessary testing for COVID-19, in line with policy coverage for diagnostics for other illnesses, and according to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. PCR testing and rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 are covered in line with the plan’s coverage for diagnostics for other illnesses and:
› for symptomatic individuals if medically necessary per WHO or national guidelines i.e. when experiencing symptoms such as a new cough, fever and change in smell or taste; or
› for asymptomatic individuals who know, or suspect, that they have been exposed to an individual with a laboratory confirmed case of COVID-19; or
› for asymptomatic individuals who are being admitted to hospital for any treatment, and COVID-19 testing is required as part of the hospital’s standard disease control.