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Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

On this page, you will find information on COVID-19 and related Priority Partners coverage.The Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID- 19 has been renewed through October 19, 2021. All coverage, costs and benefits affected by the PHE as indicated on this webpage will continue until that date.

All Maryland residents ages 6 months and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more.

Updates to At-Home Tests
Priority Partners now covers FDA-approved at-home tests purchased through our pharmacy network. Find out how you can get covered at-home tests.

The COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ended on May 11, 2023. Coverage for vaccines, testing and other services listed on this page will continue until indicated otherwise.  

Quick Links:

COVID- 19 Vaccine

Priority Partners is working hard to make it easy for you to take advantage of COVID- 19 testing and vaccines and to get the health care you need during the pandemic.

Vaccine sites:

County Vaccine Sites

Telehealth

You can still get the care you need without leaving home. Talk to your doctor about using telehealth services. You can visit with your doctor by video. (Some doctor offices may not offer telehealth.)

  • Members can receive telehealth services from their home.
  • Members pay $0 for telehealth services.

COVID- 19 Tests

  • Priority Partners members do not have to pay for a COVID-19 test.
  • Members can have a COVID-19 test from in-network or out-of-network providers.
  • No pre-authorization requirements for a test.
  • Priority Partners members are covered for a total of 4 FDA-authorized at-home COVID-19 tests within a 30-day period.
  • At-home tests must be purchased at a network pharmacy.
  • Show your Priority Partners member ID card to the pharmacy staff when buying an at-home test.
  • There is no copay for at-home tests within the coverage limits.
  • You or your doctor will need to request prior authorization for coverage of more than 4 tests per 30 days.
  • Maryland COVID-19 testing sites – Find a testing site convenient to you.
  • Maryland COVID-19 testing information — Find out where to receive a free test kit in your area, while supplies last. At-home tests are also available over-the-counter.

Read more coronavirus (COVID- 19) articles from our Health Information Library.

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