Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts accelerates access to care for members of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Illinois affected by inclement weather


BOSTON, June 25, 2021 / PRNewswire / – In response to various severe weather events, the governors of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Illinois have declared a state of emergency for all or part of their state. Massachusetts Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Cross), Inc. is accelerating access to care for members who may be affected.

The Blue Cross has more than 30,000 members living in areas where a state of emergency has been declared. The health plan aims to ensure that these members can access health services and medicines quickly and in places that are convenient for them.

As of now and for the next 90 days, Blue Cross allows:

  • Advance renewals of any prescription drug
  • Affected members to use Connection well, the health plan’s dedicated telehealth platform for free access to medical and mental health services, with no co-payment or deductible.
    • Members in Mississippi must enter code BCBSMA37
    • Members in Louisiana must enter code BCBSMA39
    • Members in Alabama and Georgia must enter code BCBSMA40
    • Members in Illinois must enter code BCBSMA41

(Note: Only members benefiting from the telehealth service of Blue Cross will be able to access Well Connection and only through my blue)

About Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts (crossbleue.org) is a community-based, not-for-profit health insurance plan headquartered in Boston. We are committed to relentlessly pursuing quality, equitable and affordable health care with an unparalleled consumer experience. In keeping with our promise to always put our members first, we are ranked among the best health plans in the country for member satisfaction and quality. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and LinkedIn.

SOURCE Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

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