"Blue KC recognizes the need for the community to come together during the current health and economic crisis, and we're committed to doing our part," said
- New Support for Employers: Blue KC will be working with their valued broker partners to deploy a suite of financial assistance programs for eligible employers that will include credits of certain healthcare premiums. Programs will be introduced starting
August 2020, with others spanning into the summer of 2021 to provide more long-term relief.
- New Support for Healthcare Providers: Blue KC will advance August and
September 2020value-based payments to healthcare providers who participate in Blue KC's Advanced Primary Care Program. These advanced payments, which will be made in July 2020, are aimed at helping these specific provider groups as they recover from the financial burden experienced during the height of the COVID-19 outbreak.
- New Support for Medicare Advantage Members: Blue KC will continue to waive member cost sharing for in-network primary care physician and specialty visits for Medicare Advantage members through
December 31, 2020.
Blue KC remains focused on offering innovative, helpful solutions for members and partners during these uncertain times. With expanded telehealth offerings and waived cost barriers for COVID-19 treatment, Blue KC is helping members access care while the company also engages with community efforts to help all who have been impacted. For more information and a list of frequently asked questions, please visit the COVID-19 resource page on BlueKC.com.
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