Reimbursement of COVID-19 Tests

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, various screening tests for the virus have become available. Our insured members are reimbursed according to the following conditions:

 

 

Test name

SARS-COV-2 detection  Conditions Reimbursement

RT-PCR test 

and

Rapid Antigen Test

Mucous membrane swab.

Detection and diagnosis of the virus in case of symptoms or suspicion.

Carried out in a test centre or drive-in recognised by the health authorities or on its mandate.

And

In strict compliance with the requirements pertaining to suspicion, tracing or prevention.

Reimbursed according to the General Rule.

(without or upon presentation of a medical prescription)

Serological test

Blood sample.

Identification of the presence of IgM and IgG antibodies specific to SARS-COV-2.

Determines an individual’s immune status at the time of blood sample, i.e. whether he or she has developed antibodies to the virus.

Serological analyses must be carried out exclusively by analysis laboratories that are authorised to perform them, in accordance with the laws governing epidemics and the associated implementing orders.

These tests are not relevant for the diagnosis of virus infection.

Not reimbursed

Serological tests

available over the counter in pharmacies or online, without medical prescription

Self-test performed by dripping droplets of blood onto testing strips. These tests are not medically recognised: the results are unreliable as false positives and negatives occur frequently. Not reimbursed