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  • BlueCross BlueShield Announces Expansion of Corporate Leadership Team

    BlueCross BlueShield Announces Expansion of Corporate Leadership Team

    April 15, 2019

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today announced multiple promotions to broaden its corporate leadership team.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Employees Donate $75,000 to Local Charities

    BlueCross BlueShield Employees Donate $75,000 to Local Charities

    April 09, 2019

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York employees donated $75,000 to 15 local charities ($5,000 each) during a presentation at the company’s corporate headquarters.
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  • Free Classes For Adults - Spring 2019

    Free Classes For Adults - Spring 2019

    April 08, 2019

    University Express kicks off with over 200 free classes for WNY adults. Registration is now open for the spring semester. Learn more.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Offers Free Yoga Series at Albright-Knox Art Gallery

    BlueCross BlueShield Offers Free Yoga Series at Albright-Knox Art Gallery

    March 20, 2019

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery partner to present Art of Yoga, a free and unique yoga series, which continues on Thursday, March 21 at the Gallery. Art of Yoga, led by Power Yoga Buffalo, was designed to draw on principles of symmetry and balance to encourage engagement of the mind, body, and soul.
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  • Families to Stay Fit, Have fun During Fearless February

    Families to Stay Fit, Have fun During Fearless February

    February 07, 2019

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is presenting Fearless February, a series of free, healthy activities for families to enjoy during Winter Break from February 16 through February 24, 2019.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Partners with WebMD Health Services

    BlueCross BlueShield Partners with WebMD Health Services

    January 20, 2019

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today announced a new partnership with WebMD Health Services, a subsidiary of the leading on-line health information company, WebMD Health Corp, to support the launch of a newly designed wellness website, MyBlueHealth.
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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

    January 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

    January 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

    November 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

    November 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

    November 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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  • Considering Surgery? Communication is Key

    Considering Surgery? Communication is Key

    November 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

    October 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

    October 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

    October 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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