At-Home COVID Tests to be Covered by Health Insurers

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Health Insurers to Cover Cost of At-Home COVID Tests

Starting this weekend, the costs of at-home COVID-19 tests will be covered for people with private insurance or a group health plan. That means, if you have this kind of coverage and you go online or into a drugstore to purchase a test, the cost should be covered up front or via reimbursement.
Guest: Krutika Amin, a Kaiser Family Foundation expert on the Affordable Care Act

State Prisons Struggling With COVID Outbreaks 

State prison officials are grappling with a surge in COVID-19 cases in their facilities as the omicron variant spreads. It's impacting both those who are incarcerated and prison staff.
Reporter: Adhiti Bandlamudi, KQED  

Bill That Would Limit Ellis Act Evictions Passes Legislative Hurdle

A state bill that would limit so-called Ellis Act evictions will  move forward in the legislature after it passed out of an assembly committee on Wednesday. It would require people who purchase a building to wait at least five years before invoking the Ellis Act.
Reporter: Kate Wolffe, KQED