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  • BlueCross BlueShield Fitness at Canalside Series Goes Virtual

    BlueCross BlueShield Fitness at Canalside Series Goes Virtual

    May 21, 2020

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York’s beloved Fitness at Canalside series is going virtual for its sixth season, bringing a variety of free virtual exercise classes to individuals and families in the community— wherever they are.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Announces Leadership Promotions

    BlueCross BlueShield Announces Leadership Promotions

    May 21, 2020

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York President and CEO David W. Anderson today announced the promotion of Michael Edbauer, D.O., to executive vice president, chief strategy and growth officer and Thomas Schenk, M.D., to executive vice president, chief medical officer.
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  • BCBSWNY Providing Members Free Digital App to Support Mental Health and Overall Wellness

    BCBSWNY Providing Members Free Digital App to Support Mental Health and Overall Wellness

    April 28, 2020

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Providing Members Free Digital App to Support Mental Health and Overall Wellness. Among Health Plan’s Many Efforts to Support Members During Pandemic.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Fuels the Frontline During COVID-19 Pandemic

    BlueCross BlueShield Fuels the Frontline During COVID-19 Pandemic

    April 27, 2020

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Health Plan Sends Meals, Healthy Snacks to 1,500 WNY Heroes on Behalf of its 1,500 Employees.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Fuels the Frontline During COVID-19 Pandemic

    BlueCross BlueShield Fuels the Frontline During COVID-19 Pandemic

    April 27, 2020

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York in the local news
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  • All Member Out-of-Pocket Costs Waived for Coronavirus Testing and Treatment

    All Member Out-of-Pocket Costs Waived for Coronavirus Testing and Treatment

    April 02, 2020

    In light of these unprecedented times, we are announcing that BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is eliminating any and all costs for our members related to COVID-19 testing and treatment. This includes our nearly 500,000 Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and fully insured Commercial members. No co-pays, no cost-shares, no-coinsurance on the part of our members will be required effective April 1 through May 31, 2020.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Opens 2020 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    BlueCross BlueShield Opens 2020 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    March 02, 2020

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York’s Blue Fund is accepting letters of intent online through March 27, 2020, for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of its key focus areas. These include behavioral health, cardiovascular health, health-care workforce development, and healthy children.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Starts Region’s First Value-Based Payment Model for Behavioral Health Care in Partnership with Value Network

    BlueCross BlueShield Starts Region’s First Value-Based Payment Model for Behavioral Health Care in Partnership with Value Network

    February 27, 2020

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today announced the region’s first behavioral health value-based payment agreement with Value Network — a behavioral health care collaborative with more than 100 area providers.
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  • Julie R. Snyder Wins a Prestigious “Top Women in PR” Award

    Julie R. Snyder Wins a Prestigious “Top Women in PR” Award

    January 31, 2020

    Julie. R Snyder, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, has been recognized as one of the Top Women in Public Relations by PRNEWS as a 2019 honoree.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Announces Partnership with Civica Rx

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Announces Partnership with Civica Rx

    January 23, 2020

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, in partnership with 18 independent and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies throughout the country and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), announced a partnership with nonprofit generic drug company, Civica RX, to create a subsidiary dedicated to lowering the cost of select generic drugs.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield and Roswell Park Announce Contract Agreement

    BlueCross BlueShield and Roswell Park Announce Contract Agreement

    January 08, 2020

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center announced a contract agreement that ensures BlueCross BlueShield members will continue to have access to the center’s nationally recognized cancer care.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Promotes Katie Hurley to VP, Digital Strategy & Innovation

    BlueCross BlueShield Promotes Katie Hurley to VP, Digital Strategy & Innovation

    October 24, 2019

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York announced the promotion of Katie Hurley to vice president, digital strategy and innovation.
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  • Blue Fund Awards $2.5 Million to 12 WNY Organizations

    Blue Fund Awards $2.5 Million to 12 WNY Organizations

    October 03, 2019

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 12 major health-based projects across Western New York that will have a positive impact on behavioral health, cardiovascular health, diabetes, health-care workforce development, healthy children, and the opioid epidemic.
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  • BCBS Offers 65+ Adults More Benefits

    BCBS Offers 65+ Adults More Benefits

    October 01, 2019

    With the annual enrollment period less than two weeks away, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York announced a broad suite of Medicare Advantage options for 2020, including a $0 premium plan, available to more than 300,000 Medicare-eligible consumers in Western New York.
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  • Free Classes For Adults - University Express

    Free Classes For Adults - University Express

    September 25, 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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