For generations, Blue Cross Blue Shield companies have provided security and compassion to the communities and members we serve.

We continue to support, invest in, and build programs and partnerships that have the greatest impact on the health and well-being of all Americans and their communities.

The Power of Blue

Our commitment to advance the health and wellness of every community in America.

Powerful Programs for Healthier Living

We support initiatives that encourage healthy habits and strive to create healthier living environments for everyone.

Opening Doors to Care

We develop strong local partnerships that help deliver healthcare to underserved patients and communities.

Improving Healthcare Quality and Affordability

By investing in education programs and medical research, we are helping to transform healthcare and provide first-class care to all Americans.

Healthy Zone’ program combats childhood obesity in Western New York

Teachers across 36 public schools use interactive kits that teach healthy habits to 2,500 third-graders.

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and BlueShield of Northeastern New York

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Discover how your local Blue Cross Blue Shield company is creating healthier communities.


Investing in America’s Health

Our annual community engagement report highlights the Blue Cross Blue Shield system’s collective impact across three focus areas: enabling healthier living, improving access to healthcare, and improving healthcare quality and affordability.

2015 Investing in America’s Health Report (PDF)

BCBS Employees Give and Serve 

Across the nation, employees from every Blue Cross Blue Shield company give generously to improve the health and well-being of their community.

Volunteer Activities

  • Playground builds
  • Community gardening
  • Meals to the homeless
  • Community walks supporting nonprofits
  • School mentoring
  • Blood donations
  • Board service

Employees volunteer nearly 400,000 hours

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an association of 36 independent, locally operated Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield companies.