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.
We're here to help
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.
Here you’ll find responses for commonly asked questions about Blue Shield’s coverage of COVID-19 testing, treatment, and more.
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.
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.
Partnering with businesses
Check here for regular updates.
Frequently asked questions (updated Nov. 20)
COVID-19 Leadership webinar: View the recording from the April 28th event for an update on what Blue Shield is doing to help the health system and give members the care they need during this time
Small Business brokers webinar: View the presentation and recording from the April 20th event for information on renewals, product updates, and more
Summary of government financial relief programs available to your business to weather the impact of the COVID-19 crisis
Working in the community
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have looked for ways to help others.
Investing in youth mental health through our BlueSky initiative
CEO Paul Markovich co-chairing the California Testing Task Force