Navigation Links
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Issues Community Report for 2007
Date:7/3/2008

Report Details Support for Community Organizations

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield donated more than $1.4 million to community organizations throughout Maine in 2007. The health insurers' Maine-based charitable activities are detailed in the recently released Maine Community Relations Report - 2007. The report can be found online at http://www.anthem.com/maine/communityreport.

"All associates at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield are committed to improving the health of the people of Maine," said Dan Corcoran, Anthem Maine president. "One of the ways we do this is by supporting those community-based organizations that share our vision of a healthy Maine."

Among the larger gifts given in 2007 through the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation were:

-- $125,000 to the Healthy Community Coalition

-- $100,000 to restore the Back Cove Trail in Portland

-- $100,000 to set up an allied health services lab at Northern Maine Community College

-- $100,000 to "Let's Go," a Greater Portland coalition focused on kids' health

-- $90,000 (the fourth year of a five year grant) to help fund the Miles for Smiles Mobile Dental Clinic

-- $80,000 to the Preble Street Resource Center

"In total, more than 70 Maine-based organizations received grants from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield or our foundation, Corcoran said. "Just as importantly, our associates volunteered thousands of hours of their own time and made personal contributions to support many worthy community organizations -- part of our commitment to improving the communities in which we live and do business."

Funding priorities for 2008 will focus in the following areas:

1 - Kids and Obesity

2 - Adults and Obesity

3 - Cancer

4 - Uninsured Support

5 - Access to Care

6 - Heath Care Disparities

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Health Plans of Maine, Inc., and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. (R)ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine is available at http://www.anthem.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. BlueCare(R) Family Plan, a HUSKY Health Plan from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut, Raises Awareness, Funds and Diapers for New Haven Diaper Bank
2. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Partnership Plan Wins Nevada Immunization Award
3. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia Introduces New Generation of Consumer Driven Health Products
4. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky Announces the Availability of New Health Plans for Medicare Beneficiaries
5. Anthem Introduces New Insurance Options for Small Business
6. American Idol Star Elliott Yamin and Music Legend Gloria Gaynor To Perform at AnthemLIVE!
7. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana Releases State Health Index
8. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky Announces Release of State Health Index
9. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation and Plan Associates Pledge More Than $880,000 to Community Organizations in 2008
10. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation and Plan Associates Pledge $2.2 Million to Community Organizations in 2008
11. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Celebrates Local Moms-to-Be at Community Baby Shower
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van ... Wellness at Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite ... 7th annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced ... feelings, many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a ... has released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... International Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant ... of the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, CA is excited to announce ... program to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. Comfort Keepers ... of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and from medical treatments is one ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. ... articles published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Bracket , a leading ... next generation clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) 6.0, ... June 26 – 30, 2016 in Philadelphia ... Clinical Outcome Assessment product of its kind to fully integrate ... Bracket eCOA 6.0 is a flexible platform for electronic ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia (AFC), a new affiliate with operations headquartered in Bogota. Colombia ... ... Sandra ... ... Astellas is a pharmaceutical company ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- The vast majority of dialysis patients currently receive ... usually 3 times a week, with treatment times averaging ... equipment preparation and wait time.  This regimen can be ... who are elderly and frail.  Many elderly dialysis patients ... for some duration of time. Residents in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: