On May 18, 2020, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) announced it was sending its Medicare Advantage members preventive screening kits designed for use at home. These kits are for diabetes A1C and microablumin tests for in-home chronic disease management, as well as colorectal cancer screening kits. The goal is to expand access to in-home wellness and preventive services during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency. To further reduce barriers to care, Blue Cross is waiving member cost-sharing for in-network primary care, mental health, and addiction treatment office visits for . . .
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