Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by Winter Storm in Oklahoma
BOSTON, Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a significant winter storm, the governor of Oklahoma has declared a state of emergency for thirty-nine counties in the state. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. is expediting access to care for members who may be affected.
Blue Cross has more than 1,200 members living in those counties under a state of emergency in Oklahoma. The health plan is working to ensure these 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 taken other steps to expand access to care that will benefit affected members in Oklahoma. Blue Cross is:
The above enhanced benefits 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