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Coronavirus Updates as of March 12, 2020

Post Date:03/12/2020 3:04 PM

Coronavirus Updates as of March 12, 2020

For members of the County's Kern Legacy Health Plans all cost sharing (co-payments and deductibles) will be zero dollars ($0) for all medically necessary screening and testing for Coronavirus (COVID-19).  This includes the office visit, associated lab testing, and radiology services in the plan's hospital, emergency room, urgent care, or provider medical offices.  If a member is diagnosed with COVID-19, all treatment including but not limited to hospital and pharmacy serviced will be covered in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the coverage document for the member's health plan.

Kaiser Permanente is following similar procedures.   For questions regarding Kaiser services please call  1.800.464.4000.

We recommend that you continue to follow the hygiene practices advised by Kern County Public Health.

For the most up to date information regarding COVID-19 please refer to the following:

 For information regarding your health plan please visit your plan's web page or call Health Benefits at 661.868.3182.

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