NHSO to cut back on Covid test support starting July 1

The National Health Security Office (NHSO) will not cover the public costs of coronavirus tests performed by medical service centres uninsured by universal health coverage (UHC), starting July 1 when Covid-19 is declared endemic.

This was agreed upon during a meeting of the NHSO board of directors on Monday, said Dr Jadet Thammathat-aree, secretary-general of the NHSO.

From July 1, people who take Covid tests at such medical centres will need to pay for it themselves.

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Bangkok Post Reporter