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Western Missouri Medical Center joins BlueSelect Plus Network

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) has expanded its BlueSelect Plus network to include Western Missouri Medical Center located in Warrensburg, Mo. The addition increases the number of hospitals in the network to 13.

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Aetna announces prescription drug list changes

Effective July 1, 2022, Aetna will change the Advanced Control-Aetna formulary for all fully insured and self-insured groups. Changes address refill quantities and non-formulary, preferred brand and specialty drug categories.

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Blue KC prescription drug list update

Blue KC is updating their prescription drug list, as well as opening a new Spira Care location in Independence, Missouri. 

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Blue KC members submit reimbursement form for OTC COVID-19 tests

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) members can be reimbursed for over-the-counter (OTC), FDA-approved COVID-19 tests by submitting a Blue KC-provided claim form. The OTC COVID-19 test benefit includes up to eight tests per member per month. Members must provide a copy of the receipt...

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Humana outlines two options to obtain no-cost OTC COVID-19 tests

Humana has identified two options for members to purchase over-the-counter (OTC), FDA-approved COVID-19 diagnostic kits to comply with the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) directive released last week. The DOL requirement took effect January 15.

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Cigna explains reimbursement process for OTC COVID-19 tests

Claim form should be submitted providing test purchase date and cost

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UHC addresses process to provide OTC COVID-19 kits

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) has released information on how UHC members can obtain over-the-counter (OTC), FDA-approved COVID-19 diagnostic kits to comply with the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) directive released last week. The DOL requirement took effect January 15.UHC has established a preferred...

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Humana COVID-19 Frequently Asked questions

Qualified testing remains at $0 cost-share; member responsible for cost of non-qualified testing

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Blue KC extends coronavirus coverages

Given the National Public Health Emergency has been extended to October 23, 2020, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) will maintain current COVID-19 policies through October 23:

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UHC extends COVID-19 response policies

In response to the extension of the National Public Health Emergency, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) is updating its COVID-19 response policies to match the October 22, 2020, extension. This means UHC will continue to waive cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing, test-related visits, treatment and related...

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