Senators Worry COVID-19 Test Costs Discourage Return To Work, School

By Ariel Cohen / June 30, 2020 at 6:22 PM
Senators on both side of the aisle raised concern with White House Coronavirus Task Force members that employees and students who must take COVID-19 tests to return to work or school could get stuck with large bills due to the Trump administration’s recent guidance. Senate health committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) suggested Tuesday (June 30) the federal government should cover the cost of those tests. Lawmakers and health officials say more COVID-19 testing is needed to monitor who is infected...

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