Please be advised Covid PCR test results can take up to 48 hours due to increase testing in the state of Massachusetts.
Blue Cross Blueshield released this information today:
Effective July 1, 2021 we will reinstate member cost share for non-COVID-19 covered services provided via telehealth including care provided telephonically and via video chat. We are also permanently expanding the types of services eligible for telehealth coverage.
Please schedule your last COVID test of the semester at the Webster Center 48-72 hours prior to departure.
COVID Vaccine Update
The state of Massachusetts is offering COVID vaccine to all individuals 16 and over as of April 19, 2021. Babson College is not currently offering the COVID vaccine here on campus, however pre-registration for an appointment at a mass vaccination site is available here COVID 19 Vaccine
Vaccinated students will still be responsible for maintaining Babson’s testing requirements, daily symptom reporting, distancing and masking until further notice.
Students who are vaccinated are encouraged to upload their vaccine card to their student portal or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the vaccine card attached.
Incoming 1 Year MBA Updates
Incoming One-Year MBA students beginning your program in May: All immunization documents and health forms are due APRIL 1ST. Detailed information can be found here Health Requirements
Please upload all documents to the student health portal at: www.babson.medicatconnect.com
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the process, please reach out to our Immunization Compliance Nurse at email@example.com
Daily Badge issues:
If you have received negative test results, completed your daily symptom monitoring and have not received your weekly badge please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance.
If you made an error on your symptoms reporting, please call Health Services 781-239-6363
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts COVID-19 Coverage Update
Effective March 7, 2020, BCBSMA is:
- Covering the full cost of diagnostic tests for COVID-19. Students will have no copay, co-insurance or deductible for these tests.
- Waiving co-pays for medically necessary COVID-19 treatment at doctor’s offices, emergency rooms, and urgent care centers.
- Waiving co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles for telehealth benefits (Well Connection) for the screening, evaluation, diagnosis and/or suggested treatment of COVID-19. Telehealth offers convenience as well as the opportunity to avoid potential exposure to contagion. For additional information about telehealth benefits, please visit the BCBSMA Well Connection website.
- Staffing a dedicated helpline (888-372-1970) for all COVID-19 related inquiries.