April 8, 2020

BCBSNM Waives Member Cost-sharing for COVID-19 Treatment

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is waiving member cost-sharing, including deductibles, copayments and coinsurance, related to treatment for COVID-19. The waiver applies to costs associated with COVID-19 treatment at in-network facilities and treatment for out-of-network emergencies.

The new policy applies to BCBSNM members of:

We are also offering this to self-insured customers. For details on that decision, along with the decision deadline, please see our April 3 news alert.

Our policy is effective for treatment received April 1 through May 31, 2020. BCBSNM will reassess this policy as circumstances warrant.

Other changes announced by BCBSNM in response to COVID-19 during this public health emergency include:  

For the latest information on BCBSNM’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and other information and tips to stay healthy, please visit bcbsnm.com/covid-19.