Biden-Harris Administration

Date of Record: April 8, 2022

Biden-Harris Administration Announces a New Way for Medicare Beneficiaries to Get Free Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Tests


  • People with Medicare can get up to 8 tests per calendar month from participating pharmacies and health care providers for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency.

  • This new initiative enables payment from Medicare directly to participating eligible pharmacies and other health care providers to allow Medicare beneficiaries to receive tests at no cost, in addition to the two sets of four free at-home COVID-19 tests Americans can continue to order from covidtests.gov.

Date of Record: April 8, 2022

A federal appeals court upholds Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal workers:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/07/us/politics/biden-vaccine-mandate-ruling.html