Taking State AGs’ Temperature on Covid Tests

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Consumers across the country have been scrambling to get their hands on convenient and quick at-home Covid tests for weeks as the Omicron variant surge has gripped the country. With President Biden’s recent announcement that insurance plans will cover the costs of certain at-home Covid tests that started January 15 and the rollout of hundreds of millions of free tests, this trend is unlikely to wane any time soon. State AGs have taken notice, and we have seen many issue consumer alerts warning consumers about fake tests, illegitimate popup” Covid test sites, and price gouging.

But what can the AGs do about the Covid test shortage? It depends on what test issues they are seeing