Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by Hurricane Sally
BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to Hurricane Sally, which has led the governors of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi to declare states of emergency, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. is expediting access to care for affected members.
Blue Cross has more than 10,000 members living in areas of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi under a state of emergency. The company wants to ensure that affected 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:
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Blue Cross has already taken other steps to expand access to care that will benefit members in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi affected by the hurricane. Blue Cross is:
The above enhanced benefits are in effect for all Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts members for the duration of the public health emergency.
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