Blue Shield of California
COVID-19 Resource Center for Employers, Plan Sponsors, Brokers and Consultants
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Return To Work Guide

With continuing uncertainty around COVID-19, businesses of all sizes and types are doing their best to reopen, partially reopen or close and accommodate changing restrictions for conducting business. We’ve compiled a guide to support employers – whether you are a small business or large group – in planning for the unknown.

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Leading through change

Ken Lautsch, Blue Shield's VP & GM for Premier Accounts talks about how we're supporting our customers nationwide through the pandemic.


From COVID-19 guidelines to information about financial relief, you'll find an array of Blue Shield and government resources on this page.

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Here you’ll find responses for commonly asked questions about Blue Shield’s coverage of COVID-19 testing, treatment, and more.

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COVID-19 Fact Sheet

This fact sheet contains information about Blue Shield’s COVID-19 response, as well as resources for employers, plan sponsors, brokers and consultants.

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Latest articles

article - November 18, 2020 - 4 min read

Supporting Small Business in 2020

At Blue Shield of California, we recognize there’s nothing small about running a small business.

article - November 12, 2020 - 3 min read

Open for Business: Conducting open enrollment during COVID-19

Our virtual resources can help your employees make informed decisions.

article - November 05, 2020 - 4 min read

Home for the holidays: How you can enjoy a safe holiday season.

Susan Fleischman, M.D., chief medical officer, Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan, offers advice for safety during the holidays

What we're doing

Blue Shield is dedicated to supporting employers, brokers, consultants, and members throughout COVID-19.

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Partnering with businesses

Check here for regular updates.

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Caring for our members

Here’s just some of what we’re doing to help Blue Shield members.

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Working in the community

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have looked for ways to help others.

Contact Us

If you have more questions, we’re here for you.

  • Small Businesses (1-100 employees):
    Employer Services at (800) 325-5166

  • Large Group Employers (101+ employees):
    Contact your Blue Shield representative

  • Brokers: Producer Services at (800) 559-5905