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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island to provide $13.8 million in medical premium relief to commercial customers and members

Action represents latest step BCBSRI has taken to support Rhode Island businesses, individuals and families during COVID-19 pandemic PROVIDENCE, RI (June 23, 2020) – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) continues to take steps to support its customers and members during the COVID-19 ;Due to the current reduced demand for healthcare services, BCBSRI has requested approval to issue a 10 percent medical premium credit for two months, or a total of $ million, to its fully insured large group and small group employers, as well as individuals who purchase insurance through BCBSRI or HealthSource RI. For customers who…
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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Provides Free Flu Shots for Un-Insured Rhode Islanders

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is working to keep local communities healthy by sponsoring free flu clinics for Rhode Islanders who do not have health insurance. Over the next three months, BCBSRI will partner with local community service agencies to sponsor clinics across the state. BCBSRI has administered a free flu shot program for the last five years. Last year, BCBSRI administered vaccines at 40 sites to 700 uninsured individuals. Getting a flu shot is a simple yet highly effective action we can all take to keep our communities healthy, said Dr. Gus Manocchia, chief medical…
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The Learning Community and Collaborators Receive $75,000 Blue Cross Grant to Lead Nutrition and Physical Activity Program for Youth & Families

CENTRAL FALLS, RI (February18, 2014) – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) announced today that it has awarded The Learning Community, a K-8 public charter school serving Central Falls, Providence and Pawtucket, a $75,000 grant to fund Not Just Gym, a nutrition and physical activity program to engage students and their families in a lifelong commitment to exercise and healthy living. In collaboration with local partners, The Apeiron Institute for Sustainable Living and Shri Yoga Studios’ Shri Service Corps, The Learning Community will use funding for Not Just Gym to deepen their health and fitness programs. New…
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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Invites Businesses to Apply for 20th Annual Worksite Health Awards Awards Recognize Local Business’ Efforts to Promote Employee Health

PROVIDENCE, RI (February 7, 2014) – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) announced that the call for applications for the 20th Annual Worksite Health Awards, which recognize Rhode Island companies with successful workplace wellness programs, is open now through Friday, February 28. In partnership with the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, BCBSRI invites Rhode Island businesses to apply for a Worksite Health Award. All Rhode Island companies are eligible, including small (100 or fewer employees) and large businesses (over 100 employees), and applicants must demonstrate exceptional health and wellness programs and health-oriented workplace policies. Winning companies will…
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