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.
BlueCross BlueShield Offers 65+ Adults More Benefits for Less with $0 Health Plans
October 02, 2020
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York announced a broad suite of Medicare Advantage options for 2021, including $0 premium plans, available to more than 300,000 Medicare-eligible consumers in Western New York.
BlueCross BlueShield Offers Free Diabetes Management Program for Members
September 30, 2020
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York announced that it expanded its partnership with Livongo® to offer the Livongo for Diabetes program at no-cost to fully insured BlueCross BlueShield members living with the condition.
BlueCross BlueShield Announces $2.1 Million in Relief for 150 Local Primary Care Providers
September 11, 2020
At a time when health care providers face significant challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today announced it distributed $2.1 million in relief for nearly 150 local primary care provider (PCP) groups through its COVID-19 Provider Relief Program (PRP).
BlueCross BlueShield Offers Healthy, Safe Activities for Western New Yorkers This Fall
September 03, 2020
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, the regions’ leading community-based, not-for-profit health plan, is partnering with local organizations to present a variety of events through Fall to provide the community with free, healthy and safe activities.