May 12, 2020
As the state continues to see cases of COVID-19, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) has announced they will continue to offer COVID-related services with no cost share for members through the end of June or the end of the declared public health emergency in some cases.
BCBSKS will continue waiving member cost sharing, including co-pays and deductibles, until June 30 for the following services:
Services that will be covered at no member cost share for the duration of the declared public health emergency include:
“It's our job to be there for our members in their time of need,” said Matt All, president/CEO. “Thinking you or a family member may have COVID-19 is stressful enough. We want to alleviate some of that stress by not having to worry about receiving a large healthcare bill after testing or treatment.”
As the state’s largest insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas serves more than a million members. Throughout this pandemic, they will work to make sure that members have access to the care they need, that claims are paid, and questions are answered. They are also working closely with healthcare providers across the state and putting plans in place to allow them to stay focused on patient care.
For more than 75 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas has built a reputation of trust with its members and contracting providers by providing outstanding customer service while quickly and accurately processing claims; fairly administering benefit plans and contracts; offering programs, services and tools to help members improve or maintain their health; and operating under the highest ethical standards while being good stewards of premium dollars. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and is the state’s largest insurer, serving all Kansas counties except Johnson and Wyandotte. For more information, visit bcbsks.com.
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