Is Anthem Blue Cross the same as Blue Shield of California?
“In California, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield are actually different companies and are competitors. In most other states, they are the same company and formed an association, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Anthem Blue Cross is a for profit company in California, and Blue Shield is a non-profit.
Does Blue Cross cover Covid testing?
BCBS companies will cover, with no cost share to the member, the appropriate medically necessary diagnostic testing for COVID-19, where it is not covered as part of the Public Health Service response.
What is Blue Cross called in California?
Anthem Blue Cross of California - Anthem Blue Cross HMO, also sometimes known as California Care or Rural Cal Care (includes CalPERS Traditional HMO)