We appreciate your partnership during the public health emergency. For the latest information on telehealth services related to COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 Information for our clinical partners.
Blue Cross members can use Well Connection, American Well’s telehealth service, to see doctors and health care providers any time. They can:
There isn’t a special credentialing process to become a Telehealth provider. You may offer telehealth services if you have the ability to offer secure, HIPAA-compliant, video visits and are currently credentialed by Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Well Connection can be used for treatment of the following common health issues:
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Our Telehealth (Telemedicine) payment policies () allow payment to providers for delivering medical and behavioral health telemedicine services to eligible members who have the benefit.
To download these payment policies, log in and go to Office Resources>Policies & Guidelines>Payment Policies.
Our Telehealth (Telemedicine) payment policies allow payment to providers for delivering medical and behavioral health telemedicine services to eligible members who have the benefit.
These policies no longer contain COVID-19 specific information. Please refer to the COVID-19 Temporary Payment Policy for policy-specific information related to COVID-19. Information in the COVID-19 Temporary Payment Policy supersedes other Blue Cross payment policies for the duration of the Massachusetts state of emergency.
We always recommend checking member eligibility via Online Services before rendering services. Standard telehealth benefit information can be obtained by submitting an eligibility request for either:
If the member has the benefit, the telehealth cost share along with a message indicating “TELEHEALTH” will be returned.
Sample benefits and eligibility search results in Online Services