Blue Cross waiving copays, deductibles and coinsurance for COVID-19 testing

Posted at 8:19 AM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 08:19:58-04

(WXYZ) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are expanding coverage for services related to COVID-19.

All member copays, deductibles and coinsurance will be waived for COVID-19 testing and treatment.

“In these incredibly difficult times, if our members contract COVID-19, Blue Cross will stand behind them all the way,” Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan President and CEO, Daniel J. Loepp said in a press release. “We want our members to get the care they need to treat COVID-19 successfully, without worrying about the cost.”

Blue Cross says the changes are immediately applicable to all members in all lines of business.

All COVID-19 treatment provided to members on an inpatient or outpatient basis will be covered from both in-network and out-of-network providers through June 30. Testing will also be covered without member cost share as of March 18.

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