Updated APWU Health Plan COVID-19 Coverage Enhancements

The APWU Health Plan will continue to evaluate benefit enhancements as a result of COVID-19. For the most up-to-date information visit our website at

www.apwuhp.com/coronavirus-outbreak-update/

The Health Plan will:

  • Cover telehealth (medical and mental health) visits at no cost* to member when visits are performed through the Health Plan’s telehealth providers:
    • High Option: Medical visits through Amwell are available at amwell.com at no cost* to the member and mental health vists through MDlive are available at www.mdlive/apwu at no cost* to the member
    • Consumer Driven Option: Virtual visits through AmWell, Teladoc, and Doc on Demand are available at myuhc.com at no cost* to the member
  • Cover telehealth visits to network providers at no cost* to member when related to COVID-19
  • Cover COVID-19 testing at no cost* to the member when testing is prescribed by a clinical professional including antibody testing once it becomes widely available
  • Cover health care provider office visits, urgent care center visits and emergency room visits that result in an order for or administration of a diagnostic test for COVID-19 at no cost* to the member**
  • Cover in-network inpatient and outpatient care for COVID-19 treatment at no cost* to the member
  • Waive inpatient prior authorization requirements related to COVID-19
  • Reminder: Members are encouraged to use mail order for maintenance medications which provides a 90-day refill and the delivery is free

*All deductible, coinsurance and copays will be waived
**Your provider should be aware of this Families First Coronavirus Response Act and CDC guideline. If you are charged a copay or coinsurance at the time of your visit, you will be reimbursed by the Health Plan