Important Information for our Subscribers About COVID-19
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ODASC has been working with vendor partners to take proactive steps in providing as much flexibility as possible for those members and staff enrolled in the ODA Wellness Trust. To assist you, ODASC has prepared the following FAQ which addresses the ODA Wellness Trust’s response to COVID-19:
Q: How is COVID-19 Coronavirus testing covered by the ODA Wellness Trust?
A. To help combat the spread of COVID-19, the ODA Wellness Trust is covering all diagnostic testing for the virus, as long as it is ordered by a medical provider. We are also waiving all member cost sharing, including copays, coinsurance and deductibles for these tests.
Q: What if I (or my employees) am enrolled in a High Deductible Health Plan? Is the COVID-19 Coronavirus testing still available at no member cost sharing?
A. Yes. The IRS issued guidance on March 11, 2020, allowing pre-deductible coverage of testing for COVID-19, as determined by the health plan. This applies to high-deductible health plans (HDHP) with health savings accounts (HSA). This means that ODA Wellness Trust’s HDHPs with HSAs can cover COVID-19 testing without member cost sharing.
ODASC will continue to monitor and follow all guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and other state and local public health departments in supporting our members' needs. We encourage our participants to seek information from the following sources:
The ODA Wellness Trust does not provide employers or participants with legal advice. If you have questions about the ODA Wellness Trust’s response to COVID-19, please don’t hesitate to contact ODASC at 1-800-282-1526 or firstname.lastname@example.org.