Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update and Plan Coverages

Thursday, March 19, 2020

SCMA Members’ Insurance Trust continues to monitor the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Carolina. Our team is here to assist you and your employees with any questions or concerns they may have related to their health plan. COVID-19 coverage for SCMA MIT will be administered as outlined below:

Is the coronavirus test covered under my insurance?
COVID-19 testing will be covered at no cost to the patient.

Are there any prior authorizations required for COVID-19 treatment?
There are no prior authorization requirements for treatment of COVID-19 related conditions. If a member is admitted into the hospital, the hospital will follow revised notification requirements.