2017 News Releases
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.
BCBSMT donates $15,000 to Red Cross of Montana to support wildfire preparedness, response and recovery
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Life Flight Network, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana Partner to Provide Greater Statewide Air Ambulance Coverage
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.
American Chemet and BCBSMT partner to sponsor new suicide prevention program for East Helena School District
BCBSMT annually awards four $50,000 grants to benefit Montana children, families
New Health of America Report Shows Retail Clinic Visits are Up Despite a Lag Among Individually Insured
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.