2018 News Releases
Helena, MT — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT) announced on Monday the donation of $250,000 as the lead gift in a new fundraising campaign being launched by the Billings Clinic Foundation to help sustain Montana’s first-ever psychiatry residency.
Transitional housing complex provides victims of domestic and sexual abuse with support services
Basketball is a big part of the culture of Montana’s Crow Nation. Generations of youth begin playing basketball at an early age.
Helena, MT — Thanks in large part to success Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies (HMHB) has demonstrated over the past year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT) awarded the organization a second consecutive $50,000 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) grant recently to foster expansion of a vital program that will benefit even more Montana families.
Helena, MT — The Montana Conservation Corps – dedicated to the empowerment of youth through volunteerism and environmental stewardship – is ready to move forward, in a big way. That’s not really a revelation, however, since that’s how the organization operates on a regular basis.
HELENA – For more than 40 years, Grandstreet Theatre has entertained and educated audiences with live theater productions in Helena.Now, with the backing of a $50,000 Health Kids, Healthy Families grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT), Grandstreet is taking its show on the road. The goal is to open collective community dialogues on depression and suicide across Montana through a little British play with a big message.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana's Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) initiative is a centerpiece of its charitable giving, and the 2018 grant application process is open from April 1 through May 15. Entering its fifth year, the HKHF initiative has already contributed $650,000 to programs benefitting the state’s youth and families.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT) has launched Making the Health Care System WorkSM , an online magazine that explores hot topics in health care around access, costs, innovation and improving health.
Health Care Service Corporation Launches $1.5 Billion Commitment to Accelerate Affordable Health Care Solutions
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, today announced it has committed $1.5 billion over three years to accelerate its efforts to reduce health care costs for its members. The new endeavor, Affordability CuresSM, builds on the company's ongoing efforts to control medical and administrative costs for the long-term and was bolstered by benefits due to the more recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
In an ongoing effort to partner with Montana communities and organizations that support healthy lifelong skills and activities, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT) recently announced a three-year agreement to support the Montana High School Association (MHSA) as corporate partner.
Pharmacies in the Montana Family Pharmacies group recently notified Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana of a change in their contracting affiliation to Pharmacy Providers of Oklahoma, Inc., which does not hold a preferred Montana value network contract with the BCBSMT Pharmacy Benefit Manager for 2018 retail and fully insured group plans.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT) collects a variety of data to support our quality reporting and quality improvement efforts.