In legislation in spring 2020, Congress required COVID testing to be covered without a copay, and set the price as the lab's public price on its website. HHS reminded payors of their obligations in a June 9 announcement - here.
But from the payor side, incoming missiles. See an article July 26 at MedCityNews about a BCBS plan suing a test provider over "price gouging." Here. They also posted the 29-page legal document here. BCBS press release here.
News stories about the lab date back to 12/2020 (here).