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Excellus BCBS awards equity grants to local nonprofits (access required)

Seven local nonprofits will share more than $130,000 awarded by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield as part of its 2021 Health Equity Awards. The awards represent more than $388,000 in financial support the nonprofit health insurer is providing to community programs that ...

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Searles to join Trillium Health leadership team (access required)

Joseph Searles has joined Trillium Health as its vice president and chief community engagement officer. He starts his new position on Oct. 25. Searles previously served as corporate diversity relations director for Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield. He has been ...

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Excellus BCBS awards funding to 14 area nonprofits (access required)

More than one dozen area nonprofits will receive Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s Community Health Awards to help improve health and health care in the community. The awards are part of more than $200,000 the health plan is donating to 53 nonprofits ...

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Excellus BCBS offers educational COVID-19 vaccine website (access required)

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is working to help the community become vaccine ready during National Minority Health Month. Excellus BCBS has created a dedicated COVID-19 website that offers up-to-the-minute information on what individuals need to know such as how to schedule ...

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Excellus BCBS reports 2020 income, top executives’ salaries (access required)

Rochester’s Excellus BlueCross BlueShield on Friday reported a 43 percent decline in net income for 2020. The health plan also reported its top three executives’ salaries, which totaled nearly $6 million last year. In fiscal 2020, the health plan reported ...

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Excellus provides funding to domestic violence organizations (access required)

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield will provide $50,000 in funding to domestic violence prevention organizations across Upstate New York as part of its response to COVID-19. In Rochester, funding will be provided to RESOLVE of Greater Rochester and Willow Domestic Violence Center. ...

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Excellus BCBS, Foodlink collaborate on food insecurity program (access required)

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has teamed with Foodlink Inc. on a Fresh Account at Curbside Market program. As part of the pilot project, Excellus BCBS members with the greatest risk of food insecurity and health care needs will receive a monthly ...

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Excellus BCBS donates to Foodlink (access required)

Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield will provide $600,000 in funding to food banks and food pantries across Upstate New York as part of its planned $162 million response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The ability to earn a paycheck and feed a ...

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Excellus BCBS expects to spend $162 million on COVID-19 response (access required)

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield expects to spend at least $162 million on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization said this week. The health plan is directing more than $1 million in grants for testing supplies and personal protective equipment ...

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Excellus awards grants to 10 local nonprofits (access required)

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has awarded 10 local organizations with funding from its Community Health Awards. Each of the organizations will receive up to $4,000 to help fund programs that include improved infant care, increased access to food pantries and health ...

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