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  • BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, Catholic Health & Catholic Medical Partners Announce New Three Year Agreement

    BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, Catholic Health & Catholic Medical Partners Announce New Three Year Agreement

    01/09/2019

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, Catholic Health and Catholic Medical Partners (CMP) announce a new three year agreement that ensures BlueCross BlueShield’s membership will continue to have access to Catholic Health facilities and Catholic Medical Partners physicians.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Opens 2019 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    BlueCross BlueShield Opens 2019 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    01/07/2019

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York’s Blue Fund is accepting letters of intent online through Feb. 4, 2019 for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of its key focus areas. These include behavioral health, cardiovascular health, diabetes, health-care workforce development, healthy children and the opioid epidemic.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Announces Contract Extension with Erie County Medical Center

    BlueCross BlueShield Announces Contract Extension with Erie County Medical Center

    11/27/2018

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corp. today announced a three-year contract extension that ensures BlueCross BlueShield’s members will continue to benefit from ECMC’s facilities and services.
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  • Western New York Woman Shares Story of Triumph

    Western New York Woman Shares Story of Triumph

    11/13/2018

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York member and Western New York Native, Karen Cantafio recently received the 2018 Faces of Fearless℠ award, a national competition that recognizes individuals who fearlessly persevere, triumph and inspire as they overcome health challenges.
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  • OPEIU, Local 153 Announces New Contract with BlueCross BlueShield

    OPEIU, Local 153 Announces New Contract with BlueCross BlueShield

    11/10/2018

    Overwhelming majority of OPEIU, Local 153 membership voted to ratify new three-year contract that maintains labor agreement through April 25, 2022.
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  • Blue Fund Awards $2.7 Million to Nine Organizations

    Blue Fund Awards $2.7 Million to Nine Organizations

    11/07/2018

    Grants from the Blue Fund support initiatives that improve community health outcomes.
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  • Considering Surgery? Communication is Key

    Considering Surgery? Communication is Key

    11/03/2018

    To help our members more effectively communicate with their doctors when considering surgery options, we recently introduced Welvie's leading surgery-decision program.
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  • Blue Gives High Marks to Latest CPC+ Expansion Despite Low Provider Participation

    Blue Gives High Marks to Latest CPC+ Expansion Despite Low Provider Participation

    10/30/2018

    The second round of CMS’s Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) program generated far less interest than expected from payers and practices, but Blues plans that are participating say the program already is helping providers transform to a value-based system.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield of WNY & Kaleida Extend Contract

    BlueCross BlueShield of WNY & Kaleida Extend Contract

    10/10/2018

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Kaleida Health announce a contractual extension of their existing agreement that ensures BlueCross BlueShield’s membership will continue to have access to Kaleida Health’s facilities and services.
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  • More Benefits for Less with $0 Health Plan

    More Benefits for Less with $0 Health Plan

    10/02/2018

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York announced a broad suite of Medicare Advantage options for 2019, including a $0 premium plan, available to more than 300,000 Medicare-eligible consumers in Western New York.
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