Insurance Firm to Waive Co-Pays and Deductibles
TULSA–Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma members will have access to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and prescribed by health providers.
Effective immediately, the insurance company will
not require preauthorization
and will not apply members’ co-pays or deductibles for testing to diagnose
COVID-19 when medically necessary and consistent with CDC guidelines, a
“We are committed to helping our members, employer customers and our own employees stay informed about COVID-19 and assisting those who might be affected,” said Dr. Joseph Cunningham, president of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma.
“We are closely monitoring developments of COVID-19 and stand ready to assist doctors, hospitals and federal, state and local public health organizations in serving our members, our community and employees.”