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2017 News Releases

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana Names New President

Nov. 14, 2017

HELENA – Dr. Monica Berner has been named president of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT), becoming the first physician and second woman to assume that role since Blue Cross and Blue Shield merged in 1986.

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BCBSMT donates $15,000 to Red Cross of Montana to support wildfire preparedness, response and recovery

Sep. 25, 2017
Great Falls, MT – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana delivered a $15,000 donation Monday to the American Red Cross of Montana to aid in the support of wildfire relief activities.

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150 Air Purifiers Delivered to Schools Affected by Disruptive Wildfire Smoke

Sep. 13, 2017

Helena, MT – As communities across Montana continue to wrestle with wildfire smoke, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana has teamed up with the American Lung Association to provide air purifiers to 10 schools in need.

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Breathe Easy: Air Purifiers to Aid Community in Need

Sep. 05, 2017

Helena, MT — As wildfire smoke continues to envelop much of western Montana and students are officially back in school, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana’s Care Van Program on Tuesday provided air purifiers to schools in need.

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Eagle Mount receives $50,000 grant from BCBSMT

Aug. 24, 2017

Helena, MT — For seven years, Eagle Mount has staged Adventure Days to allow children with disabilities the opportunity to get outdoors and experience the wonder and enjoyment Montana’s summers have to offer. With the boost of a $50,000 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT), the Bozeman-based nonprofit organization hopes to continue the program’s successful track record.

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BCBSMT awards Rocky Boy Schools with $50,000 HKHF grant

Aug. 18, 2017

Helena, MT — Rocky Boy Schools – located on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation near Box Elder – is rurally isolated and tasked with educating a population of children affected by high levels of poverty.

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BCBSMT awards $50,000 grant to Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies

Aug. 14, 2017

Helena, MT — Research demonstrates that for children to thrive, they require safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. That’s Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies’ specialty, and it’s why Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT) is entrusting the national nonprofit organization’s Montana Coalition with a $50,000 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant.

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Mountain-Pacific Quality Health surprised with $50,000 HKHF grant

Aug. 14, 2017

Helena, MT — Montana has the unfortunate distinction of being home to the highest rate of death by suicide of any state in the nation, and sadly, the greater Helena area has suffered several youth suicides over the past five years.

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Life Flight Network, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana Partner to Provide Greater Statewide Air Ambulance Coverage

Jul. 18, 2017

HELENA, Mont. — Life Flight Network and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT) announced on Wednesday that they have reached agreement to expand air ambulance coverage in Montana.

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Good Behavior More Than A Game

Jul. 18, 2017

American Chemet and BCBSMT partner to sponsor new suicide prevention program for East Helena School District

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Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Application Process Open
Through May 1

Apr. 12, 2017

BCBSMT annually awards four $50,000 grants to benefit Montana children, families

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New Health of America Report Shows Retail Clinic Visits are Up Despite a Lag Among Individually Insured

Jan. 18, 2017

While many Americans are taking advantage of retail clinics, it seems not all consumers are accessing this convenient, lower-cost health care option at the same rate. Blue Cross Blue Shield Association's (BCBSA) newly released Health of America (HoA) Report found the upward trend in retail clinic visits was fueled by consumers who obtained health insurance through an employer.

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