I Got Tested for COVID-19. Then I Got Billed.

Illustration by Sadhana Ramaseshadri.
The screenshot of our county’s health department advisory that the testing company had provided to
A redacted image of the bill informing us that we’d been charged $1,364 and paid $1,142 for my mom’s coronavirus test.
The bill for the swab and the lab test (not the call informing us of the results.)
My mom’s redacted bill stating that she was charged $480 and paid $294 for the call informing her of the results.
The bill for my mom’s phone call informing her of her test results.

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