Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Foundation Awards $1.25 Million To 11 Organizations Working To Reduce Health Care Disparities

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MASSACHUSETTS FOUNDATION AWARDS $1.25 MILLION TO 11 ORGANIZATIONS WORKING TO REDUCE HEALTH CARE DISPARITIES

 

Affects Cambridge, Boston, Framingham, Cape Cod, Lowell, Springfield, Northampton, Worcester, and Hampshire County

 

CONTACT:

Susan Ryan-Vollmar

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation

617.246.2404

susan.ryanvollmar@bcbsma.com

 

BOSTON — The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation has awarded $1.25 million in grants to 11 community health organizations around the Commonwealth to address health care disparities on the basis of race, ethnicity, immigration status, age, mental illness, and sexual orientation. Each organization will receive $113,636.