Since this Monday, corona rapid tests have also been subject to a charge in pharmacies.
How much do those affected have to pay for it on average?
Since October 11th,
corona tests *
be paid by the tested themselves.
With a few exceptions - for example, people who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons and children under the age of twelve do not have to pay anything.
Otherwise, many citizens will now have to pay for the tests who have not been vaccinated or recovered and who want to attend an event or facility to which the so-called 3G rules apply.
In many cases, a
rapid corona test
In addition to many other test providers, many
continue to offer this
But how much do you actually have to pay for a corona rapid test in the pharmacy?
Most pharmacies have already set the price, according to a report by
from October 8, which was based on a survey by the industry service "Apotheke Adhoc".
According to this survey, pharmacies wanted to charge an
average of 15 euros
for corona rapid
However, the prices can vary from pharmacy to pharmacy - there are also corresponding differences within the same city, as can be seen in Munich, for example.
: Tax return: You can now deduct these costs from the Corona year 2020
For example, the tests remain free of charge for pregnant women.
What do you have to present if you are exempt from paying?
Affected people would have to have a corresponding
by a doctor's practice and bring it with them to the test, according to the
Eligible beneficiaries would therefore have to have the necessary supporting documents with them.
Do you often work from home?
In these cases, you can deduct the home study from tax
As far as the
obligation to pay for corona tests
is concerned, there are also various
, as the German Press Agency reported: In Bavaria, for example, young people and expectant mothers can still be tested free of charge until December 31, and breastfeeding mothers until December 10th.
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