Who are the beneficiaries of reimbursed serological tests?

In accordance with the opinion of the High Authority for Health, serological tests will be reimbursed under certain conditions.

[Mis à jour le 29 mai 2020 à 16h28] In addition to PCR screening, the government has a second diagnostic weapon against Covid-19: serological tests (ELISA and rapid). 23 were deemed “reliable” by the National Reference Center. Olivier Véran announced Thursday, May 28, 2020: “the (serological) tests are covered 100% by Health Insurance, if they are prescribed by a doctor and according to the indications of the High Health Authority”. The decree of May 27 last stipulates that “vulnerable people (people likely to develop a serious form of the disease such as the elderly or those suffering from underlying pathologies) facing the epidemic of Covid-19” can have “full coverage by health insurance […] the serological test for antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. “Staff in health establishments or in social or medico-social establishments may also be reimbursed by Health Insurance.

Are concerned by PCR tests: symptomatic people (breathing difficulties, fever, cough, unusual tiredness, headache, body aches, sore throat, loss of taste or smell); “contact cases”; people “at risk” and the staff of collective structures. Depending on your situation, you will be asked for a prescription. Once the sample has been taken, the results will be communicated to you within an average of 36 hours.

Find the screening centers near your home on the sante.fr website or on the Essence & Co app.

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