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  • Pilot with Kenmore Gym to Assist Members with Parkinson’s Disease

    Pilot with Kenmore Gym to Assist Members with Parkinson’s Disease

    October 12, 2021

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York today announced a pilot program with Parkinson’s Boxing Gym in Kenmore, New York, to benefit its members with Parkinson’s disease (PD).
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  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Awards $2.45 Million in Blue Fund Grants

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Awards $2.45 Million in Blue Fund Grants

    September 14, 2021

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Blue Fund today announced $2.45 million in grants to support 12 major health-based projects across Western New York that will have a positive impact on behavioral health, cardiovascular health, health-care workforce development and healthy children.
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  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Donates Over 200 Tickets for Buffalo Bills Kids Day

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Donates Over 200 Tickets for Buffalo Bills Kids Day

    August 27, 2021

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York today announced the donation of over 200 tickets for the Buffalo Bills pre-season Kids Day at Highmark Stadium on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
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  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Employees Collect 6,000 Pounds of Food for FeedMore WNY

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Employees Collect 6,000 Pounds of Food for FeedMore WNY

    August 02, 2021

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York employees lined up at the company’s downtown headquarters for its second annual drive-through food drive to benefit FeedMore WNY.
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  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Employees Donate Nearly 1,000 Back-to-School Supplies to Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Employees Donate Nearly 1,000 Back-to-School Supplies to Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo

    July 19, 2021

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York employees collected nearly 1,000 back-to-school supplies for local organization Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo.
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  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Provides more than $397,000 to Area Non-Profits in First Quarter of 2021

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Provides more than $397,000 to Area Non-Profits in First Quarter of 2021

    April 27, 2021

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York announced today that it invested a total of $397,375 in 47 non-profit organizations in Western New York in the first quarter of 2021 for partnerships and sponsorships, supporting and enhancing the community’s health and well-being.
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  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Announces 2021 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    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.
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  • Highmark Inc. announces completion of affiliation with HealthNow New York Inc.

    Highmark Inc. announces completion of affiliation with HealthNow New York Inc.

    March 01, 2021

    Highmark Inc. announced today that its affiliation unveiled in June 2020 with HealthNow New York Inc. has become effective.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Connects with 50,000 at-Risk Members Through Targeted Efforts Amid Pandemic

    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.
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  • One of America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes

    One of America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes

    February 12, 2021

    HealthNow New York, Inc. DBA as BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and BlueShield of Northeastern New York has been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Presents Free, Healthy Fun for Community During Winter Break

    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.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Distributes Thousands of PPE to Small Western New York Businesses

    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.
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  • We're Here For You

    We're Here For You

    December 30, 2020

    Our community remains stronger than ever. BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is here for you, just as we have been for 85 years.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Announces New Measures to Support Community During COVID-19 Pandemic

    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.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Awards $575,000 in Blue Fund Grants

    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.
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