CareFirst, the principal subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield health care provider champions and strengthens the work of United States Congress and the President to enact The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Along with that CareFirst would also expand subsidies in the individual, marketplaces, develop COBRA Subsidies, making Medicaid enhancement, and extend support to the benefit programs like education, housing, childcare, and food.
- CareFirst would be furnishing relief for the individual and business, funding for state and local username, and resources for Covid-19 response efforts regarding testing, treatment, and vaccination will undoubtedly help to ease off the continuation of the pandemic from the lives of the citizen.
- Since the origin of the pandemic, CareFirst has been working to recognize and eliminate barriers, including covering all authorized Covid-19 vaccines and administration expenses for all the members. For CareFirst vaccination shots should be a shared responsibility where all stakeholders must devote time and resources to the goodwill of the nation.
- Carefirst launched the” Better Together” drive which endeavored at urging the public to get the vaccine when eligible and able to, so that herd immunization could be achieved in a short period of time. The new law has aligned with CareFirst’s goal of presenting not-for-profit healthcare to promote the health of the person and accessibility and affordability of all individuals.
- Brian D. Pieninck, President and CEO CareFirst said, “ As a healthcare insurer, leading employer, and community champion, CareFirst plays an essential role in continuing to provide education and resources. It is equally significant to recognize that there is strength in numbers. The best way for all of us to get better is to do it together. We must proceed to combine our efforts locally, regionally, and nationally to help put an end to this pandemic”.