Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Announces 2021 Blue Fund Grant Cycle
March 12, 2021
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Blue Fund has opened its 2021 grant cycle, and is now accepting applications online through April 16, 2021 for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of Blue Fund’s key health areas that support Western New York’s greatest needs.
BlueCross BlueShield Connects with 50,000 at-Risk Members Through Targeted Efforts Amid Pandemic
February 23, 2021
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has hit a major milestone— connecting with 50,000 members—since it launched a unique outreach campaign to connect at-risk members with support and resources amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
BlueCross BlueShield Presents Free, Healthy Fun for Community During Winter Break
February 11, 2021
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is presenting February Fun in 2021, a week-long series of free, virtual and outdoor activities for families to enjoy during Winter Break from Monday, Feb. 15 through Friday, Feb. 19.
BlueCross BlueShield Distributes Thousands of PPE to Small Western New York Businesses
January 11, 2021
In response to continuing needs of businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York distributed 10,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items to essential small businesses in Western New York.
BlueCross BlueShield Announces New Measures to Support Community During COVID-19 Pandemic
December 29, 2020
To ensure members continue to have access to the care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York announced today that it will cover all costs associated with all FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines for its fully insured Commercial and Medicare members.
BlueCross BlueShield Awards $575,000 in Blue Fund Grants
December 21, 2020
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Blue Fund today announced $575,000 in grants to support several major health-based projects across Western New York, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a profound impact on non-profit organizations.
12,100 Playpacks to Be Distributed to Buffalo Public School Students
November 05, 2020
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, Project Play Western New York and The Teacher’s Desk, Inc. have teamed up to distribute more than 12,000 PlayPacks to Buffalo Public Schools to help keep students active, especially now, as students continue to adapt to remote learning.
BlueCross BlueShield’s Blue Fund Grants $100,000 to Say Yes Buffalo for Student Health Care Services
October 28, 2020
In response to growing needs for students and families in Buffalo public and charter schools, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Blue Fund awarded $100,000 to Say Yes Buffalo to expand and enhance the organization’s successful Health Home Care Coordination program.
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Buffalo Medical Group announce a new multi-year in network agreement across all lines of business, including Medicare Advantage, that ensures BlueCross BlueShield’s members will continue to have access to Buffalo Medical Group’s physicians and services.
BlueCross BlueShield Launches Depression Screening Tools, Free for Western New York Community
October 09, 2020
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today launched free self-screening online tools for anxiety and depression, designed to help individuals understand if they are dealing with depression and/or anxiety and to then connect them to resources as needed.
BlueCross BlueShield Extends Most Popular Virtual Fitness Class Through End of 2020
October 06, 2020
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, in partnership with The Buffalo Waterfront, announced that it will extend its popular, free Fitness at Canalside virtual class offerings through the end of 2020, with a new dance fitness series, led by three of the areas most beloved instructors.