We at TailorMed are staying on top of these developments around the clock—and we’re committed to sharing the most up-to-date information through our Financial Navigation Service. We’re also tracking other ways to mitigate the financial impact of this outbreak. This is a live list that will be updating on an ongoing basis to share any opportunities that arise.

Last updated on: May 26th

Stay tuned for more.

Financial Assistance Resources

 

ID State Fund Name Medical Expense Living/Operating Expense Possible Beneficiaries More Information Link
1 All Healthwell – COVID-19 Fund Yes Yes All $250 for anyone affected by COVID-19 under 500 FPL
Food, Medications, Diagnostics, Telehealth, Transportaiton
2 All Healthwell – COVID-19 Insurance Premium Payment Assistance Yes No All $6000 max grant – Limited time assistance with employee portion of insurance premium costs related to COVID-19 furloughs and COBRA Premium costs related to COVID-19 layoffs/unemployment.
3 All CancerCare – Financial Assistance for COVID-19 Yes Yes Cancer patients Assistance is available for people with cancer in active treatment to help with costs including food, medications, general household expenses, transportation, home care and child care. Call 800-813-4673 to apply.
4 All Patient Access Network Foundation COVID-19 Treatment and Prevention Fund Yes Yes Cancer patients PAN will provide a $300 grant to qualifying Medicare beneficiaries with cancer, chronic or rare diseases who have also been diagnosed with COVID-19 or directed to self-quarantine by their healthcare provider or a government agency. Grant recipients can use the funds for treatment co-pays, prescription and over-the-counter medications, medical supplies and other important expenses related to COVID-19 prevention and treatment, including transportation to medical appointments and groceries, meals and food delivery services.
5 All Leukemia & Lymphoma Society COVID-19 Patient Financial Aid Program Yes Yes Cancer patients Eligible blood cancer patients will receive an individual one-time $250 stipend per patient to help with non-medical expenses, such as food, housing, utilities, transportation and other needs. Patients do not need to have a COVID-19 diagnosis and there are no income criteria to qualify.
6 All Patient Advocate Foundation COVID Care Recovery Fund No Yes Cancer patients $500 grants for eligible patients diagnosed with COVID-19. Please see more information on website.
7 All Army Emergency Relief (AER) – Financial Assistance Program Yes Yes Military Program provides financial assistance to soldiers and their eligible dependents that have been impacted by COVID-19. The financial assistance comes in the form of zero-interest loans and grants.
8 All Clara Abbott Foundation – COVID-19 Financial Grant Yes Yes Specific employer Program provides financial grants to employees who are experiencing financial hardship resulting from unexpected expenses due to COVID-19.
Eligibility:
1. Current Abbott employee with at least two years of continuous Abbott service (or two years from date of Abbott acquisition).
2. Former Abbott employee
9 All Joe Andruzzi Foundation No Yes New England Cancer patients The Joe Andruzzi Foundation’s Financial Assistance Program provides a one-time grant of up to $800 to cancer patients and their families battling cancer, allowing them to focus on treatment and recovery.
10 All One Fair Wage Organization No Yes All Cash assistance to restaurant workers, delivery drivers and other tipped workers and service workers — who are seeing their income decline during this disaster, or aren’t able to work because of quarantines or other health concerns.
States – CA, CO, DC, FL, IL, MD, MA, MI, NJ, NY, PA
11 All Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation Yes Yes Restuarant/Bar Individual workers facing economic hardships or health crises as a direct result of COVID-19; businesses that will need help reopening once the crisis is over
12 All LUNGevity Breathe Easier Emergency Response Fund No Yes Cancer patients LUNGevity’s Breathe Easier fund will offer $500 in financial assistance to eligible lung cancer patients and their families to satisfy their critical basic needs of food, transportation, and general household bills.
13 All Patient Services Emergency Assistance Fund No Yes PSI members The PSI program offers eligible patients a one-time grant for $500.00. Funds can be used to pay for rent/mortgage, phone bills, utilities, groceries and emergency childcare.
14 All Samfund COVID-19 Emergency Fund No Yes Cancer patients Funding is only available to young adults who have previously received Samfund grants, with the goal to provide assistance to more young adult cancer survivors as funding permits.
These grants will consist of a one-time rent/mortgage payment (up to $2,000 maximum per household).
15 All Colorectal Cancer Alliance Crisis Financial Assistance Fund No Yes Cancer patients The Crisis Financial Assistance program helps low-income individuals diagnosed with any colorectal cancer receive support for unmet financial needs during cancer treatment.

To qualify for a low-cost colonoscopy or a FIT test, you must:

Be uninsured or underinsured
Have total income below 200% of the federal poverty guideline
To qualify for a crisis award, you must:

Be uninsured or underinsured
Have total yearly household income no more than $75,000
Be in active treatment for colorectal cancer to receive the treatment stipend
If you have ever received an Alliance “Blue Note” or “Blue Hope” Financial Assistance stipend in the past, unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, you are not eligible to reapply.

16 All Cancer Support Community Cancer Emergency Fund No Yes Cancer patients This fund will provide assistance in the form of a $250 relief grant for people with cancer who are in active treatment, including palliative and hospice care.This assistance is for non-medical expenses during the coronavirus pandemic. Please be aware that our funds are limited, and we are working to assist as many patients as possible. The financial assistance will be limited to food, transportation, housing, utilities, childcare, or other non-medical expenses.
17 All Cancer Care/COA Patient Assistance Transportation Program No Yes Cancer patients This program from COA and CancerCare will provide free transportation for patients to and from their community oncology provider. Working with a nationwide transportation provider, practices will be able to organize free local transportation to and from appointments in clean vehicles.
18 All National Organization for Rare Disorders COVID-19 Critical Relief Program No Yes All NORD will provide financial assistance to eligible patients, covering up to $1,000 annually. It provides funds for essential expenses including, but not limited to unexpected utility expenses; cellular or internet service; emergency repairs to car, home or major appliances; and rent or mortgage payment assistance. Interested rare disease patients and families can reach out to NORD to find out if they meet eligibility requirements.
19 All TAF COVID-19 Health Insurance Assistance Program Yes No TAF Patients The COVID-19 Health Insurance Assistance Program provides immediate financial support for eligible TAF patients by offering grants of up to $2,500 to help them secure health insurance for the remainder of 2020.
20 All Greg Hill Foundation – Restaurant Strong Fund No Yes Restaurant/Bar
21 All American Kidney Fund Coronavirus Emergency Fund No Yes Kindey Disease Patient The AKF Coronavirus Emergency Fund will provide a grant of $250 to any U.S. dialysis or recent kidney transplant patient who applies to AKF and demonstrates financial need.
22 All I Stay Home For Rare COVID-19 Fund Yes Yes Rare Disease Patients Living in the Light is providing aid in the range of $500 – $2,500 per selected recipient.
23 All Les Turner ALS Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Yes Yes ALS Patients This fund will provide immediate help to families with ALS to cover the cost of basic needs such as sanitizing cleaner, food delivery, groceries and more. Additionally, the fund will cover ALS-related costs such as surgical masks, gloves, respiratory supplies and over-the counter medications.
All TigerLily Foundation Funds for Families Covid-19 Relief Program Yes Yes Breast Cancer Patients The program provides financial assistance to families based on need.

To be eligible and in line with our mission statement, the breast cancer patient must be under the age of 45 at time of diagnosis.
Financial assistance is limited to a one-time grant of between $250 to $500 per applicant.

24 Alabama State No Yes All 1. Expanded unemployment benefits
25 Alaska State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing
2. Early prescription refills
3. Expanded unemployment benefits
26 Arizona State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing
2. Section 1135 Waiver
3. Lower-cost sharing point for telehealth
4. Expanded unemployment benefits
27 Arkansas State No Yes All 1. Expanded unemployment benefits
28 California State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost share for COVID-19 Testing
2. Early prescription refills
3. Marketplace Special Enrollment Period – open through June 30th
4. Section 1135 Waiver
5. Short Term Disability or Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19 Exposure or Illness
6. Expanded Unemployment Benefits
7. Mental Health Visits Added to Telehealth
29 California San Francisco Neighborhoods Mini-Grants No Yes Small Businesses 1. Emergency grants of up to $10,000 for affected small businesses
2. Deferments on first quarter 2020 tax payments until Feb 2021
3. Delayed collection of the city’s Unified License bill for at least 3 months
30 California San Francisco Women-Owned Small Business Mini-grant Program
31 California San Francisco Employee Assistance Program No Yes All 1. Paid sick leave for all workers
2. Unemployment insurance
3. Disability insurance for workers exposed to COVID-19
4. Up to six weeks of benefit payments for employees unable to work
32 California League of California Community Foundations Yes Yes All Individuals, families, nonprofits, small businesses
Check for your specific county
33 California California Restaurants Care Foundation COVID-19 Grant No Yes Restaurant/Bar Restaurants Care is a program of the California Restaurant Association Foundation (CRAF). We provide one-time financial support to restaurant employees facing an unforeseen hardship. Grants help to cover basic living expenses such as rent, food and utilities as someone works through a crisis.

(1) Diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID-19), or a caregiver for an immediate family member who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, or quarantined with a doctor’s note
(2) Restaurant closed and out of work 3 weeks or more and no unemployment benefits

34 California COVID-19 Housing Retention Grants (Berkeley) No Yes All Program is for Berkeley residents or Berkeley Shelter Plus Care/Rapid Rehousing tenants who are at imminent risk of losing their permanent housing. Approved households can receive up to $5,000 as a one-time grant, and an additional one-time grant of up to $10,000 during the specified COVID-19 emergency.
35 California The Safety Net Fund (Bay Area residents) No Yes Artists This fund will offer grants to artists, with no expectation of repayment, to help provide direct monetary support through this crisis. This money is offered with the intent of helping artists survive and continue to create despite the maelstrom. The maximum grant is $500 per person per month, and the number of grants per month is dependent upon the funds raised.
36 California Performing Arts Worker Relief Fund (San Francisco Bay Area) No Yes Artists Any resident of the San Francisco Bay Area who has worked professionally or vocationally in
local performing arts, who has been an active participant in the arts community (those whose
life’s work is the performing arts, regardless of the income derived from work in the performing
arts) and has experienced a loss of income due to COVID-19 because of:
● Cancelled performance/s
● Loss of performing arts work
● Loss of supplemental income/job

Grants for $500, $750, and $1,000 may be requested once per person per month through the
duration of this crisis.

37 California Napa Valley Emergency Financial Assistance program (COVID-19) No Yes All The Emergency Financial Assistance (EFA) program is available for workers who live in Napa County, whose household income is at or below 120% of Area Median Income, and who do not qualify for government-sponsored unemployment or paid family leave benefits.
38 Colorado State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost sharing for COVID-19 Testing
2. Early prescription refills
3. Marketplace Special Enrollment Period – open through April 3rd
4. Section 1135 Waiver
5. Short Term Disability or Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19 Exposure or Illness
6. Expanded unemployment benefits
39 Colorado The Alexander Foundation COVID-19 LGBTQ+ Coloradan Support Program No Yes LGBTQ+ The program will provide $75 assistance for rent, utilities, and cell phone bills to support Colorado LGBTQ+ community members faced with new expenses related to a loss of employment.
40 Connecticut State Yes No All 1. Marketplace Special Enrollment Period – open through April 2nd
2. Section 1135 Waiver
3. Expanded unemployment benefits
41 Connecticut Circle of Care – Financial Assistance No Yes Cancer patients The Circle of Care program provides financial assistance for treatment-related expenses to families with a child currently undergoing cancer treatment.
To be eligible, you must have a child in treatment at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center or be a CT resident in treatment out of state. We offer financial, food and transportation aid paid including, but not limited to: mortgage, rent, utilities, gas and grocery debit cards. Other items are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. We do not provide support for medical expenses.
42 Delaware State Yes No All 1. Early prescription refills
2. Expanded uneployment benefits
43 District of Columbia State Yes No All 1. COVID-19 Testing Cost Share $0
2. COVID-19 Treatment Cost Share $0
3. Free vaccine when available
4. Waiver of pre-atuhorization requirements
5. Marketplace special enrollment – no deadline at this time
6. Expanded unemployment benefits
44 Florida State Yes No All 1. Early prescription refills
2. Section 1135 Waiver
3. Expanded unemployment benefits
45 Florida Orange County Government Florida – COVID-19 Rental Assistance program No Yes All Program provides financial assistance for rent, lot rent and utility bills to Orange County residents affected by COVID-19.

1. Legal resident of Orange County, FL

46 Georgia State Yes No All 1. Early prescription refills
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
47 Georgia The Giving Kitchen No Yes Restaurant/Bar Food service workers in Georgia who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and/or those who are under doctor’s orders for a mandatory quarantine
48 Hawaii State No Yes All 1. Section 1135 Waiver
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
49 Idaho State No Yes All 1. Section 1135 Waiver
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
50 Illinois State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 Testing
2. Section 1135 Waiver
3. Expanded unemployment benefits
51 Illinois Chicago Theatre Workers Relief Fund Yes Yes Artists Chicago area theatre professionals may apply for a grant of $500 on a first-come first-served basis.
52 Indiana State No Yes All 1. Section 1135 Waiver
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
53 Iowa State No Yes All 1. Section 1135 Waiver
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
54 Kansas State Yes Yes All 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing (all major medical insurance carriers)
2. Telehealth expanded
3. Section 1135 Waiver
4. Expanded unemployment benefits
55 Kentucky State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. Free vaccine when available
3. Waving of pre-auth requirements
4. Early prescription refills
5. Short term disability of paid sick leave for COVID-19 Exposure or illness
6. Section 1135 Waiver
7. Expanded unemployment benefits
56 Louisiana State Yes No All 1. Free vaccine when available
2. Waving of pre-auth requirements
3. Early prescription refills
4. Section 1135 Waiver
5. Expanded unemployment benefits
57 Louisiana New Orleans Business Alliance Fund Yes Yes Artists $500-$1000 for eligible members of the gig economy
1. Be a resident of Orleans Parish
2. Generate at least 60% of your income through the gig economy
3. Have experienced loss of income as a result of COVID-19
4. At or below 100% Annual Median Income (AMI)
58 Louisiana Platforms Creative Response Relief Fund for COVID-19 No Yes Artists In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the Platforms Fund will provide $2,000 individual emergency relief grants to local creators who meet eligibility criteria.
59 Maine State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. Free vaccine when available
3. Waiving of pre-auth requirements
4. Early prescription refills
5. Expanded unemployment benefits
60 Maryland State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost Share COVID-19 Testing
2. Free vaccine when available
3. Early prescription refills
4. Marketplace special enrollment – open through April 15th
5. Section 1135 Waiver
6. Expanded unemployment benefits
61 Massachusetts Boston Artist Relief Fund No Yes Artists $500/$1000 grants to individual artists who live in Boston and were impacted by COVID-19.
62 Massachusetts Boston Singers’ Relief Fund Yes Yes Artists $500
63 Massachusetts The Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund No Yes All The Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund is available to any Massachusetts resident who, because of temporary financial difficulty, cannot meet a month’s energy expense and is not eligible for state or federal energy assistance. Income must fall between 60 and 80 percent of the state’s median income levels (at or below 400 FPL).
64 Massachusetts State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 Testing and Treatment
2. Free vaccine when available
3. Waving of pre-auth requirements
4. Telehealth privileges expanded
5. Marketplace special enrollment period – through April 25th
6. Early prescription refills
7. Section 1135 Waiver
8. Expanded unemployment benefits
65 Michigan State Yes No All 1. $0 COVID-19 Testing Cost Share
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
66 Minnesota Minnesota Personal Emergency Relief Fund No Yes Artists Up to $500 grants
67 Minnesota Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota Yes Yes All Grants between $5,000-$25,000 aimed at addressing immediate needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Priority applicants include current foundation grantees and non-profit partners of the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Other nonprofits with unique capabilities to serve vulnerable populations may also apply.
68 Minnesota State Yes No All 1. Marketplace special enrollment period – through April 21
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
69 Mississippi State Yes No All 1. Section 1135 Waiver
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
70 Missouri State No Yes All 1. Expanded unemployment benefits
71 Montana State No Yes All 1. Expanded unemployment benefits
72 Nebraska State No Yes All 1. Expanded unemployment benefits
73 Nevada State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 Testing
2. Marketplace special enrollment period – through May 15
3. Expanded unemployment benefits
74 New Hampshire State Yes No All 1. Waving of pre-auth requirements
2. Early prescription refills
3. Section 1135 Waiver
4. Expanded unemployment benefits
75 New Jersey 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 Testing
2. Telehealth coverage expanded
3. Section 1135 Waiver
4. Expanded unemployment benefits
76 New Mexico State Yes No All 1. $0 cost share for COVID-19 testing and health care services
2. $0 COVID-19 Treatment Cost Share
3. Telehealth coverage
4. Section 1135 Waiver
5. Expanded unemployment benefits
77 New York State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing and telehealth
2. Marketplace special enrollment period – through April 15th
3. Short term disability or paid sick leave for COVID-19 Exposure or illness
4. Section 1135 Waiver
78 New York NYC Small Business Services: Assistance & Guidance for Businesses Impacted Due to Novel Coronavirus No Yes All NYC businesses with fewer than 100 employees who have seen sales decreases of 25% or more will be eligible for zero interest loans of up to $75,000 to help mitigate losses in profit. The City is also offering small businesses with fewer than 5 employees a grant to cover 40% of payroll costs for two months to help retain employees.
79 North Carolina State Yes No All 1. Section 1135 Waiver
2. Telehealth coverage expanded
3. Expanded unemployment benefits
80 North Dakota State Yes Yes All 1. Section 1135 Waiver
81 Ohio State No Yes All 1. Expanded unemployment benefits
82 Oklahoma State Yes Yes All 1. Section 1135 Waiver
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
83 Oregon State Yes No All 1. $0 COVID-19 Testing Cost Share
2. Free vaccine when available
3. Section 1135 Waiver
4. Expanded unemployment benefits
84 Pennsylvania State Yes No All 1. $0 Cost share for testing and treatment for COVID-19
2. Waiving of pre-auth requirements
3. Expanded unemployment benefits
85 Rhode Island State Yes No All 1. Free vaccine when available
2. Waiving of pre-auth requirements
3. Early prescription refills
4. Marketplace Special Enrollment Period – through April 15th
5. Section 1135 Waiver
6. Expanded unemployment benefits
86 South Carolina
87 South Dakota 1. Section 1135 Waiver
88 Tennessee
89 Texas State No Yes
90 Texas Southern Smoke Foundation Yes Yes Restaurant/Bar People employed by or who own restaurants or bars, or are employed by a restaurant or bar supplier, with unforeseen expenses that cannot or will not be covered by insurance
91 Utah State Yes No All 1. Short term disability or paid sick leave for COVID-19 exposure or illness
92 Vermont State Yes No All 1. Marketplace special enrollment period – through April 17th
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
93 Virginia State Yes Yes All 1. Section 1135 Waiver
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
94 Washington Amazon Seattle Small Business Relief Fund No Yes Small Businesses Eligibility:
1. Recipients must have fewer than 50 employees or less than $7 million in annual revenue
2. Seattle (South Lake Union and Regrade) and Bellevue
3. Service or retail establishments open to general public
95 Washington State Yes No All 1. $0 COVID-19 Testing Cost Share
2. Waving of pre-auth requirements
3. Early prescription refills
4. Section 1135 Waiver
5. Marketplace special enrollment period – through April 8th
6. Expanded unemployment benefits
96 West Virginia State Yes No All 1. Early prescription refills
2. Expanded unemployment benefits
97 Wisconsin State No Yes All 1. Expanded unemployment benefits
98 Wyoming State
99 Other Rauschenberg Emergnecy Grants Yes No Up to $5000 for unexpected medical emergencies for visual and media artists and choreographers who are US citizens/residents
100 Other MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund No Yes Artists Basic living assistance (rent or mortage) up to $1000
101 Other Facebook Small Business Grants Program No Yes Small Businesses Details unclear yet, will offer cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 small businesses in 30 countries
102 Other USBG Foundation – Bartender Emergency Assistance Program Yes Yes Restaurant/Bar 1. Bartender or spouse or child of a Bartender
2. Experience catastrophic event or emergency hardship
3. Lack the necessities of life (financial, physical, mental, emotional) as a result of the hardship
103 Other AGMA Relief Fund Yes Yes Artists Must be AGMA member.
Rent, utilities, mental health, medical care + basic living expenses
104 Other Artist Relief Tree Yes Yes Artists Flat $250 for any artists
105 Other Additional Artist Relief Funds Yes Yes Artists More funds for artists
106 Other CERF+ The Artist Safety Net Yes No Artists Focusing now on emergency relief grants ($3000) related to COVID-19 for artists in craft disciplines who have been infected with the virus and require intensive medical care
107 Other The Tutu Project/Vital Options COVID-19 Emergency Fund No Yes Cancer Patients The Tutu Project had announced $15,000 for immediate relief to breast cancer patients struggling to feed their families during the pandemic.
108 Other AAMDSIF COVID-19 Emergency PNH Financial Assistance Program No Yes Cancer Patients AAMDSIF, supported by a grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, have established the COVID-19 Emergency PNH Financial Assistance Program to help eligible PNH patients experiencing financial difficulties directly affected by the pandemic.

Patients may request up to $350 to help address financial issues created by the pandemic, including but not limited to: unemployment, transportation, childcare, grocery delivery fees, or other expenses directly related to your PNH and the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Insurance Benefits

 

ID Name Benefits State
1 Aetna Commercial 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. $0 Copay for telemedicine
3. 90 Day Maintenance Medications
4. Early prescription refills
5. Waive charges for home delivery – through CVS
General
2 Aetna Medicaid 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. 90 Day Maintenance Medications – per state
3. Early prescription refills
4. Waive charges for home delivery – through CVS
General
3 Aetna Medicare 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. 90 Day Maintenance Medications
3. Early prescription refills
4. Waive charges for home delivery through CVS
General
4 Aetna Self Funded 1. May opt out of testing cost share
2. May opt out of copay for telemedicine
3. 90 day maintenance medications
4. Early prescription refills
5. Waive charges for home delivery – through CVS
General
5 BCBS of Alabama 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing – HOME TESTING NOT COVERED
2. Treatment for in person related visit, telehealth visit, emergency visit, urgent care, International medically necessary care covered as in-network
3. Early refills allowed through Prime Therapeutics
4. 60 day grace period for Premiums During March & April 2020 for Individual,C Plus Medicare Select Plans
6 BCBS of Arizona 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. No prior authorization needed for testing or treatment
3. No cost sharing for testing or treatment (self-funded plans need to check with HR department)
4. $0 Copay for telemedicine for individual/employer/medicare advantage plans (until June 12, 2020)
5. 90 Day maintenance medications for individual/employer/medicare advantage/Part D plans through mail order
6. Early refills for employer plans/medicare advantage/Part D plans if taken for long term/chronic conditions
Arizona
7 BCBS of MN – Individual/Family/Fully Funded Employer Plans 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. All prior authorizations waived if diagnosed with COVID-19
3. Treatment coverage – standard benefits apply
4. $0 Copay for telemedicine through April 13th
5. Early refills – if Prime Therapeutics PBM Yes
Minnesota
8 BCBS of MN – Self Funded Employer Plans 1. May opt into testing coverage
2. All prior authorizations waived if diagnosed with COVID-19
3. Treatment coverage – standard benefits apply
4. $0 Copay telemedicine through April 13th
5. Early refills – If Prime Therapeutics PBM Yes
Minnesota
9 Blue Cross Blue Shield 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. $0 Copay for telemedicine
3. 90 day maintenance medications
General
10 Cigna 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 treatment
General
11 Empire Blue Cross (NY) – Individual & Family & Employer Group Plans 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. Treatment coverage – standard benefits apply
3. Telemedicine – $0 first visit, additional $19
4. 90 day maintenance medications
5. Early refills
6. Waive charges for home delivery – mail order pharmacy
New York
12 Empire Blue Cross (NY) – Medicaid Plans 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. No prior authorization required for testing
3. $0 Copay for telemedicine
4. Out of network coverage
New York
13 Empire Blue Cross (NY) – Medicare Advantage & Medicare Supplement Plans 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. No prior authorization required for testing
3. Telemedicine cost share waived through June 15th
4. 90 day maintenance medications
5. Early prescription refills
6. Waive charges for home delivery – mail order pharmacy
New York
14 Fidelis Care (NY) – Medicare Advantage, Dual Advantage, Qualified Health Plan, Essential Health Plan, Fidelis Care Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Healthier Life 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. Early prescription refills
New York
15 HealthPartners – MN 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing Minnesota
16 Humana 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 treatment
General
17 Medica – IA, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, OK, SD, WI 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing Iowa
Kansas
Minnesota
Missouri
North Dakota
Nebraska
Oklahoma
South Dakota
Wisconsin
18 Premera Blue Cross of Alaska 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing (commerical/medicare supplement – in network copays and deductibles waived, medicare advantage – all cost sharing is waived)
2. No prior authorization for testing medicare advantage plans
3. Treatment benefits: For Medicare Advantage, treatment will be subject to usual benefits and cost shares, if there is not an in-network provider within a reasonable distance, out of network will be covered at in-network cost.
For Individual & Commercial Fully Funded (Self Funded may elect) – All cost sharing waived
4. $0 Cost share for telemedicine through June 30, 2020
5. Early refills available through Express Scripts
Alaska
19 Priority Health 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. Treatment – standard benefits apply
3. Waived charges for home delivery – through CVS
General
20 UCare – MN Individual & Family Plan Members 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. Treatment coverage – standard benefits apply
3. 90 day maintenance medications availalbe
4. Early prescription refills available
Medicare Plan Members can use healthy savings over the counter benefit to purchase masks, gloves, or hand sanitizer.
Minnesota
21 United Healthcare – Individual & Family Plans & Employer Plans 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-10 testing
2. $0 Copay for telemedicine through June 18 – self-funded may opt out of the copay for COVID-19 related visits only – all others are processed per policy benefits
3. Special Enrollment period for fully funded and level funded employer plans (Self funded employer plans can opt in) – through April 6th
General
22 United Healthcare – Medicaid 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. $0 Copay for telemedicine through June 18th for COVID-19 related visits only
General
23 United Healthcare – Medicare Advantage 1. $0 Cost Share for COVID-19 testing
2. $0 Copay for telemedicine through June 18th for COVID-19 related visits only
General