Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) is waiving all copays for in-network primary care and outpatient behavioral health visits for Medicare Advantage members from June 1 through the end of 2020. Visits do not have to be related to COVID-19 and can be done in person or virtually through telehealth.
More information is available in this press release.
All copays for in-network primary care and outpatient behavioral health visits will be waived in full when not already $0 through a member’s health plan.
The copay waiver is specific to the primary care medical visit or behavioral health therapy visit. Members may have costs for other services unless they are related to COVID-19 treatment or testing. Non-COVID-19 services excluded from the $0 copay include:
- Lab, x-rays and diagnostic tests
- Medicare Part B drugs
- Durable medical equipment