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 repoen, 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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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

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July 20, 2020- 3 min read

Mask-wearing can help slow COVID-19 and hasten the return to work

Clearing up misconceptions about wearing face coverings in public and at work

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July 16, 2020- 3 min read

Enhancing workforce mental health during COVID-19 and beyond

Tips for promoting and modeling resiliency

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June 05, 2020- 3 min read

Blue Shield continues to waive cost sharing for Teladoc® services

Out-of-pocket costs for Teladoc® waived through September 30, 2020

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