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Community Impact

In some Tennessee counties, infant mortality rates are as high as they are in many third world countries, but through a new program, BCBS Tennessee is improving these numbers. 90% of patients are having healthy babies. Read more >

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In one year, BCBS Texas provided disease-preventing vaccines to 20,000-25,000 uninsured and under-insured children.

Article December 6, 2018

Preventing blindness in diabetes patients

More than 100 million U.S. adults currently live with diabetes or prediabetes and one of the most common complications of diabetes is blindness. Learn how BCBS companies are removing barriers ensuring diabetic patients receive necessary eye exams.
Article October 26, 2018

Health at home with community paramedicine

Communities across the nation are exploring ways to help residents get the care they need before calling an ambulance. Here’s how one community is addressing social determinants of health to help vulnerable patients get healthier.
Article October 26, 2018

Breaking the cycle of domestic violence

Domestic violence is a cyclical behavior affecting women, men and children across the country. To better understand this cycle of violence, Blue Shield of California Foundation commissioned a survey to help uncover the root causes and found an opportunity for greater impact.
Article March 1, 2016

Making the most of winter

It’s been an unusually warm winter in many parts of the country, but fewer daylight hours still have a way of making us feel lazy...
Article August 12, 2015

Welcome home of Chattanooga

Imagine if every day was a battle just to obtain basic needs like food, water and shelter.  With a daily struggle to survive,...