BOSTON, November 22, 2020 / PRNewswire / – In response to a wildfire, the Governor of Nevada declared a state of emergency for Washoe County. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. is accelerating access to care for members who may be affected.
Blue Cross has over 1,600 members living in Washoe County Nevada. The health plan ensures that these members can access health services and medicines quickly and in places that are convenient for them.
Effective immediately and for the next 90 days, Blue Cross allows:
- Early refills of any prescription medication.
- Affected members should use Well Connection, the health plan’s dedicated telehealth platform, to access medical and behavioral health services free of charge, with no co-payment or deductible. Members must enter the code BCBSMA16 in the coupon code box on the payment screen.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Blue Cross has taken further steps to expand access to care that will benefit affected members in Nevada. Blue Cross is:
- Waiver of referral, authorization and pre-certification requirements for medical and pharmaceutical services.
- Cover medical and behavioral network visits provided by telephone or video (telehealth) without co-payment, deductible or coinsurance.
The enhanced benefits above are in effect for all Blue Cross members for the duration of the public health emergency.
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SOURCE Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts