Our Responsibility, Our Privilege

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

We 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.

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Addressing barriers to health — one ZIP code at a time

Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute℠ is a subsidiary of BCBSA and is forging disruptive business alliances to address the social and environmental conditions that affect 60% of health outcomes.

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Helping our neighbors live their healthiest lives

The BCBS System has increasingly supported community programs that address social determinants of health – the environment in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.

Responding to a national crisis: the opioids epidemic

Preventing Abuse and Ensuring Patients Receive the Right Care in the Right Setting

Improving community health with big data & big ideas

The Health of America is a source of insights, information and powerful stories highlighting how Blue Cross Blue Shield companies are leading the way to better healthcare—and better health—for America.


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

2018 Community Impact: 328 million dollars in community health initiatives, 4 million dollars in disaster relief efforts, 13 million dollars in employee donations, and 572,000 employee volunteer hours

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