BOSTON, July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to various severe weather events, the governors of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia have declared states of emergency for all or parts of their states. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) is expediting access to care for members who may be affected.
Blue Cross has more than 123,000 members living in areas where states of emergency have been declared. The company is working to ensure those members can access health services and medications quickly and in locations convenient to them.
Effective immediately and for the next 90 days, Blue Cross is allowing:
- Early refills of any prescription medication
- Affected members to use Well Connection, the health plan's dedicated telehealth platform, to access medical and mental health services free of cost, with no copayments or deductible with the code BCBSMA45.
(Note: Only members with Blue Cross' telehealth benefit will be able to access Well Connection and only via My Blue)
About Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
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SOURCE Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts