Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming to waive out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 treatment

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CHEYENNE, WYO – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming is taking additional steps to remove barriers and help its members receive the health care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic, announcing today it will waive members’ coinsurance, copayments and deductibles for COVID-19 medical treatments through June 30, 2020.

In addition to this expanded coverage, BCBSWY has taken the following steps to assist our members and providers through this unprecedented time:

  • Waived cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing and related services including office visits, urgent care or emergency department
  • Waived 30-day refill limits for prescription medication
  • Expanded telemedicine to include phone, video and other means and waived member cost-share for those services, whether related to COVID-19 or not

“In these uncertain times, we are working to eliminate barriers that cause additional worry for our members,” BCBSWY President and CEO Diane Gore said. “At the same time, we want to help our medical providers by taking away some of the administrative requirements they may face as they provide critical care for their patients”.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming is dedicated to protecting the health and safety of our members through the prevention, testing and treatment of COVID-19. Visit BCBSWY.com/covid19/ to learn more.

About Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming (BCBSWY), a not-for-profit health insurer and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, provides access to high-quality health care coverage, services, and programs to help our members make the best health care decisions and get the best care. With 10 locations across Wyoming, we provide hometown service to residents and businesses while serving people and charitable organizations in communities around the state. Learn more about us at BCBSWY.com.

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