The two home kits you receive are PCR lab tests, the current gold standard for COVID-19 testing. PCR tests will show whether are currently infected with SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus causing COVID-19.
Unless you are fully vaccinated for your trip, you should order your test kits about 30 days before your departure. After you complete your test registration, it will take 2 to 3 days to receive your two PCR home tests.
Please take your pre-trip test 3 days before the trip and ship it back the same day. We contract with UPS for shipping to the lab, and it will take between 24 and 48 hours to receive test results from the time the sample is received at the lab.
Currently, our turnaround time is 24 to 48 hours from the time the sample is received at the lab. As the testing conditions can change, please stay up to date on the estimated turnaround time.
Once the test results are ready, you will be notified to check our secure online patient portal via the email address or phone number that was provided during registration. Results are delivered directly to your smartphone or computer as preferred by you.
Yes, Inspire Diagnostics is a state-approved test partner Hawaii and our test fulfills the molecular test requirements for the State of Alaska. Please be sure, though, to check the state requirements shortly before you travel as requirements do change.
No, due to the necessary shipping and processing time for home kits, there will not be enough time to turn around your test. We recommend a visit to a local lab or pharmacy (CVS, Walgreens or similar) to secure a last-minute test.
Yes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently recommend a viral test 3 to 5 days after the trip and you can use the second test kit for your post-trip test.
No, Inspire Diagnostics will bill your health plan, the government, a government health plan or the uninsured fund for COVID-19 testing. If you wish to pay personally, however, the price is $119 for testing, plus $10 for electronic order review by an authorized 3rd party provider.