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We tried to get free at-home COVID tests on the first day they became available. We were not successful

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

"Save your receipt" is what the cashiers told us at Walgreens. Some insurance companies are partnering with "preferred" pharmacies to offer home test kits at no upfront cost. Aria Bendix, Hilary Brueck / Insider
On Saturday, insurance companies were slated to start reimbursing at-home COVID-19 test kits - 8 tests per customer per month.
We checked out how it worked in California and New York and found many pharmacies didn't have any tests in stock.
The 2 stores that had tests didn't reimburse on the spot.
On Saturday, the US government began requiring private insurance companies to cover...
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