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Tests can be ordered from the U.S. Postal Service and the North Carolina State Health Plan.

At Home Rapid COVID-19 Tests Available from

Each residential households in the U.S. can now order one set of 4 free at-home tests from Here’s what you need to know about your order:

  • Limit of one order per residential address
  • One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
  • Orders will ship free starting in late January

Updated State Health Plan Coverage for At-Home Rapid COVID-19 Tests

Additionally, per President Biden’s Executive Order, At-Home Rapid COVID-19 tests will be covered 100% effective Jan. 15, 2022. The State Health Plan (Plan) will offer this coverage to Plan members enrolled in the 80/20 and 70/30 PPO Plans as well as the High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) via the pharmacy benefit.

There is a limit of 8 At-Home Rapid tests per 30 days. This does not apply to tests purchased prior to Jan. 15, 2022.

Plan members have two options for coverage of At-Home Rapid COVID-19 tests:

  1. Purchase your At-Home Rapid COVID-19 test at a local pharmacy using your State Health Plan ID card. When purchased at the pharmacy with your ID card, there should be no cost to the member,


  2. Purchase an At-Home Rapid COVID-19 test online or in a store and submit a receipt and claims form for reimbursement using the Prescription Reimbursement Claim form located on the Plan’s website.

    Members must submit a receipt, which clearly indicates the test purchased, along with the claims form. The claims reimbursement process will take 30 – 90 days.