DENVER (CBS4) – Gov. Jared Polis ordered state insurance companies to make tests for COVID-19 free. The test for the virus is now considered an essential health benefit.

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With the new directive, Coloradans who are insured by the state will not have to pay co-pays, deductibles or coinsurance.

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The directive also includes COVID-19-related telehealth services.

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