BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York announced that it is waiving COVID-19 costs for its members.

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Members of BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York will not have to pay for any costs associated with COVID-19 testing and treatment, according to WIVB. The move affects its members of Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and fully insured members. There will be no co-pays, cost-shares, and no-coinsurance as of Wednesday through May 31.

“We’ve been here for our members for more than 80 years, and we want them to know that we are here for them now. In these unprecedented times, BlueCross BlueShield remains committed to supporting the health of our members, those providing this essential care, and our community. As part of that commitment, we’re taking this significant action so that our members have access to diagnosis and treatment as needed. We are here for our members.” President and CEO David Anderson via WGRZ


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