Cue Health launches Direct to Consumer platform including Covid-19 testing at home

A new platform

Starting November 15 2021, Cue health will be launching their Covid-19 at home testing kit along with their platform to the public.

The kit consists of a reader, an app and cartridges(comes in pack of 3), each cartridge will be used for a single Covid-19 test. Test results are delivered in 20 minutes via the app. There are other types of test cartridges in the works which should work with the reader and the app.

The platform is a subscription based approach to more services and not just Covid-19 results. Here are the details

Cue+ Membership features:
• Cue+ Essential™ ($49.99/month): lab-quality, at-home testing and convenient, easy-to-use Cue Virtual Care to meet your needs whenever, wherever. Ten COVID-19 tests per year, 20% off additional COVID-19 tests, and free same-day delivery in select markets. Discounted price on the Cue Reader (sold separately).
• Cue+ Complete™ ($89.99/month): all the benefits of Cue+ Essential, plus CDC-compliant, supervised COVID-19 testing for travel, work, or school. Even more COVID-19 tests (20 per year) and front-of-the-line access to Cue’s future care offerings.

Cue’s Virtual Care capabilities will include:
• CDC-compliant test results through in-app video proctoring for travel, work, and school (for Cue+ Complete members)
• 24/7 access to chat with board-certified physicians
• New e-prescriptions and prescription renewals
• Physician-ordered lab tests

IFU data as follows:

Test Format
Proprietary integrated collection wand
Specimen Format Nasal Swab
Detects nucleocapsid protein antigen from SARS-CoV-2
Sample Volume N/A
Clinical Sensitivity(PPA) 100%(95% Cl: 72.2% to 100%)
Clinical Specificity(NPA) 100%(95% Cl: 97% to 100%)
Test Time 20 mins
Shelf Life 12 months
Store Temperature 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F)