COVID-19 (coronavirus) updates

Updated January 5, 2022

Options and information for employers and producers

Our top priority is supporting members’ access to COVID-19 vaccines, connecting members to care and supporting you, our valued business partners, during this trying time. Please check back here frequently for updates and urge all employees to create a account or download the Regence app to receive important, timely updates in their inbox.

Steps we've taken to support our members

The health of our members is our top priority. We’ve taken the following actions to support them:

  • No-cost coverage for COVID-19 vaccinations (including booster shots administered to eligible members) through the end of the public health emergency
  • No-cost coverage for COVID-19 testing when ordered by a member’s provider as part of appropriate medical care; No-cost coverage for up to eight (8) over-the-counter at-home rapid tests per member each month without a provider’s order, for diagnostic testing.
  • No-cost coverage for COVID-19 treatment through 6/30/22 in Idaho
  • Employer onsite vaccination clinics now offer COVID-19, flu, and other routine vaccinations
  • Early prescription refills
  • Enhanced support for high-risk members and those hospitalized with COVID-19
  • Enhanced coverage for virtual care, including behavioral health

Please read the FAQs for fully insured groups and self-funded groups for more information about how we’re supporting our members and customers.

Frequently asked questions

We’re frequently updating this list, so please check back here for the latest. If you have questions not covered in this FAQ, please call our customer service team at the number on the back of your member ID card or contact your Sales account executive.

FAQ for fully insured groupsFAQ for self-funded groups

Commonly needed resources

Trusted resources for additional information:

State regulatory COVID-19 updates:

Provisions for continuation of coverage and grace periods for fully insured groups:

State departments of health:

Additional important updates

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How to stay informed

Now more than ever, we urge all groups’ employees to create an account and sign up for email alerts on Once registered, they receive 24/7 account access, along with tools that can help them save time and money and manage their health, along with timely updates and vital health plan information—including the latest on COVID-19. They can also download the Regence app for on-the-go access.

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COVID-19 impact

When COVID-19 arrived and spread in the United States, we drew on our legacy to adapt, listen to our stakeholders' needs and quickly respond. Read the full report here:





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Visit our blog

For the latest information and lifestyle resources for employees coping with physical distancing, caregiving and other COVID-19 issues, visit our blog.

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