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Blue Cross Blue Shield companies invest in COVID-19 relief

Published January 27, 2021
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Opening new doors to care. For the Health of America.SM

During this unprecedented time, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) companies are providing leadership and partnering locally to support the health and well-being of communities across the country as they deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Collectively, BCBS companies nationwide have committed more than $7 billion to date to address COVID-19, which includes financial support for members, assistance to medical professionals and practices, premium relief and support for communities. 

This community support is critical in addressing food insecurities, serving at-risk populations and building innovative partnerships that provide protective gear for our heroes and volunteers on the front lines. This work highlights and accelerates the historic commitment of the BCBS companies to strengthen communities, including a focus on expanding access to provider services and supporting new COVID-19 testing sites across the country.

Explore how BCBS companies are investing in:

  • Members: BCBS companies’ number one priority is making sure their members get the care they need. Learn how they’ve expanded coverage and benefits to remove barriers to care in the past year.
  • Healthcare workersBCBS companies stand with healthcare workers who continue to sacrifice their time and health fighting the pandemic. Learn how the Blue system is supporting these partners across the country.
  • Local communitiesBCBS companies are committed to caring for the communities they serve across the country. Learn how these unique investments and partnerships vary community-by-community.

Learn more about BCBS community investments in each state.

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is a national federation of 36 independent, community-based and locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies that collectively provide health care coverage for one in three Americans.

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