ROCKY HILL, Conn., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CarePartners of Connecticut is providing additional support to older adults across the region as they continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The health plan is waiving copays for specialist visits, including urgent care, psychiatric and vision service visits, and waiving copays for labs, diagnostics and testing. In addition, it is also expanding its wellness allowance to be used toward the purchase of home exercise equipment. Medicare Advantage members can take advantage of these added benefits beginning Oct. 1 through the remainder of the year.
“The pandemic has changed the way we seek care, with many even forgoing doctor’s office visits in fear of contracting the virus,” said Marla Pantano, president of CarePartners of Connecticut. “We want to ensure our members feel supported by eliminating any barriers to care, and providing added benefits to help with the isolation many of