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Anthem Blue Cross is Extending Coverage for COVID-19 Care

Anthem is extending coverage for COVID-19 care

Peace of mind is important for you and your employees. We want you to feel secure knowing your Anthem plan has your employees covered, and we are committed to providing the support and resources they need to protect themselves and their families.

We are extending coverage for COVID-19 care through December 31, 2020

If your employees or anyone on their health plan needs to be treated for COVID-19, we will cover the care with no copays or cost-sharing as long as they receive treatment from doctors, hospitals, and other health-care professionals in their plan's network.

We are extending coverage for care from home Telehealth doctor visits give your employees access to health care without leaving their home. Telehealth visits with health-care providers in their plan's network are covered at no cost to them until further notice. This includes visits that are not related to COVID-19. Encourage employees to ask their doctor if they offer telehealth visits.

The Virtual Care text feature on the Sydney Care mobile app allows your employees to chat with a doctor. Their first two text sessions are free through December 31, 2020. Additional text visits are $19 each.

The extended coverage applies to Anthem's Fully Insured groups and self-funded groups that have opted to provide the extended benefits to their members.

Supporting whole health and peace of mind

Taking care of emotional health is important during this stressful time. As Anthem members, your employees have access to a wide range of online resources to help them and their family members address emotional health and life challenges:

Psych Hub offers resources to help with pandemic-related stress such as social isolation, coping with grief and loss, and other mental-health issues. offers helpful resources, including online seminars, practical tips, and links to health organization websites. It is available to all members through June 30, 2020.

To log in, use the company code EAP Can Help.

The health of our members is a top priority. We are making changes to support your employees so they can get the care they need. For additional information on your health plan and COVID-19, visit our website. If you have questions, please call your broker or Anthem representative.

Sydney Care is offered through an arrangement with CareMarket, Inc. Sydney Care is a service mark of CareMarket Inc., ©2020.

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