Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

 Medical Plan Updates: 7/13/2020


Kaiser Permanente (Kaiser)

  • Kaiser has partnered with fitness industry leader ClassPass to enable members to stay active from anywhere at anytime.
  • With ClassPass, members get access to free unlimited on-demand video workouts, including dance and meditation; and reduced rates on livestream and in-person fitness classes, including bootcamp and yoga
  • Additional information can be found at
  • Members were provided COVID-19 testing updates on how to request testing, where to get tested, and how to access test results.
  • Kaiser is running up to 3,000 COVID-19 viral tests per day in Southern California, with results available within 24 hours. When needed, Kaiser is sending tests to outside labs to help meet demand
  • Members who get tested by a licensed provider outside of a Kaiser facility will need to pay for their tests and file a claim form for reimbursement. If the member tests positive, a scanned copy of the test results must be sent to member’s doctor’s office


UnitedHealthcare (UHC)

  • UHC provided information on the latest expansion of COVID-19 testing.
  • Under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act, the Department of Health and Human Services has authorized licensed pharmacists to order and administer COVID-19 tests
  • UHC is waiving cost sharing for FDA-authorized COVID-19 antibody tests ordered by a licensed healthcare professional


Anthem Blue Cross

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The Department of Human Resources (DHR) works closely with the County-sponsored medical plans available to our employees, and receives regular updates concerning the COVID-19 crisis.  Watch this page for weekly news, as well as any urgent updates on how to get treatment and new recommendations concerning social distancing, self-quarantine, and more.