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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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  • Serving the Community

    Serving the Community

    December 18, 2020

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has proudly served the unique health care needs of its members, employees and community through its 85-year history.
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  • 12,100 Playpacks to Be Distributed to Buffalo Public School Students

    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.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield’s Blue Fund Grants $100,000 to  Say Yes Buffalo for Student Health Care Services

    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.
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  • BCBSWNY and BMG Announce New Multi-Year Agreement

    BCBSWNY and BMG Announce New Multi-Year Agreement

    October 15, 2020

    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.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Launches Depression Screening Tools, Free for Western New York Community

    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.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Extends Most Popular Virtual Fitness Class Through End of 2020

    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.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Offers 65+ Adults More Benefits for Less with $0 Health Plans

    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.
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  • University Express Kicks Off the Fall  with Free Classes for Adults

    University Express Kicks Off the Fall with Free Classes for Adults

    October 01, 2020

    Registration is now open for the fall semester of University Express, a series of academic classes, available at no cost to Western New York residents 55 years and older.
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Offers Free Diabetes Management Program for Members

    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.
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  •  BlueCross BlueShield Announces $2.1 Million in Relief for 150 Local Primary Care Providers

    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).
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  • BlueCross BlueShield Offers Healthy, Safe Activities for Western New Yorkers This Fall

    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.
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