Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Foundation Commits $3.4 Million in Grants

Thursday, January 5, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 5, 2006

 

CONTACT: Phillip Gonzalez

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Phillip.Gonzalez@bcbsma.com

 

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MASSACHUSETTS FOUNDATION COMMITS $3.4 MILLION IN GRANTS

 

BOSTON – January 5, 2006 - The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation (BCBSMAF) announced today grants totaling $3.4 million over the next three years to improve access to health care for uninsured and low-income residents. Fifty-three organizations across the Commonwealth received funding to improve organization and, continuity of care for the uninsured; help low-income consumers enroll in state-funded health insurance programs; and strengthen community-based advocacy activities.