Blue Cross waives more fees for Medicare Advantage customers

May 19  

Via Star Tribune

“‘In the midst of this crisis, seniors have been greatly impacted and are at disproportionate risk,’ Dr. Craig Samitt, chief executive of Blue Cross, said in a statement. ‘With our hope to keep our senior members safe and assure that they receive the preventive care they need, Blue Cross is both expanding coverage and proactively reaching out to help them navigate options to get the care they need.'”

“The company said it will start calling its Medicare Advantage customers next month to make them aware of new benefits and ask about further needs.”

“Blue Cross earlier announced that it was waiving all in-network fees to customers who were checking on COVID-19 symptoms or getting treatment for the illness.”

“The firm also waived limits on early refills of medications.”

Learn more about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota’s move to make care more accessible for their Medicare Advantage members.


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