Doctor and Patient

Advance Payment Program for 
independent healthcare providers.

Capital BlueCross has implemented an Advance Payment Program (Program) to assist independent healthcare providers experiencing a significant reduction in payments due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This Program will run from May 15, 2020 through July 15, 2020 to support our providers during this public health emergency.

To be eligible, providers must meet the following criteria:

  • Submit the application by June 30, 2020
  • Have submitted claims to Capital BlueCross within 180 days immediately prior to the date of signature on the application
  • During 2019, have a minimum average of $10,000 in monthly payments from Capital BlueCross excluding BlueCard claims (claims for out-of-area members)
  • Have more than a 40% decrease in average payments for services provided to Capital BlueCross members during March and April 2020 when compared to the established benchmark and have ongoing, comparable reductions as of the application date
    • Average monthly payments from calendar year 2019 will be used to establish the benchmark
    • Average monthly payments from March and April 2020 will used to compare to the benchmark
  • Not be in bankruptcy or actively pursuing bankruptcy filing
  • Be in good standing and have demonstrated a good business relationship with Capital BlueCross (such as no outstanding debt, sanctions, or claim coding integrity issues)

For more information regarding eligibility and the request process, view the following document link:

For consideration, complete the Program Application form and email the completed form to us.