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2018 News Releases

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Names Kristen Myers 2018 Volunteer of the Year Dec. 10, 2018

Dec. 10, 2018

Kristen Myers, a Medicare regulatory analyst at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM), was named the 2018 BCBSNM Volunteer of the Year. The annual Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes an employee who shows the spirit of giving back to the community through volunteerism.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico and Albertsons Companies Offer Supermarket Classes and Tours for Diabetic Patients

Sep. 17, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is joining with Albertsons Companies to provide ‘Managing Your Diabetes’ classes to help BCBSNM members understand and proactively control their diabetes and general health. The no-cost classes are part of BCBSNM’s Living365® program, which offers wellness guidance for BCBSNM members through printed materials, classes, online resources and in-home test kits. The ‘Managing Your Diabetes’ classes will be offered during the month of September in 10 Albertsons stores in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Los Lunas and Las Cruces.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico's 2017 Social Responsibility Report Demonstrates Commitment to Members and Communities

Aug. 06, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico’s (BCBSNM) 2017 Social Responsibility Report highlights the work of BCBSNM employees who make a positive impact in the lives of members and their communities and who maintain a strong, caring, inclusive and ethical culture of excellence.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Joins Walgreens to Expand Safe Medication Disposal Program in New Mexico

May 01, 2018

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Adelante Receives Grant From BCBSNM To Improve The Health Of More New Mexico Children Through Adelante’s Wellness Referral Center

Apr. 30, 2018

Adelante Development Center received a $40,000 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) through its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® (HKHF) initiative. Adelante is a local nonprofit supporting people with disabilities, seniors, and disadvantaged people by providing a variety of community resources including a Wellness Referral Center that connects people to wellness classes and activities. Adelante will be partnering with BCBSNM, whose vision for the HKHF program is to help improve the health of youth and their families in local communities.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Announces the Addition of Second Care Van®

Apr. 13, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is proud to announce the addition of a second Care Van to its mobile health program. The Care Van program provides mobile health clinics to help improve health care access across the state.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Launches Making the Health Care System Work

Apr. 03, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) has launched Making the Health Care System WorkSM , an online magazine that explores hot topics in health care around access, costs, innovation and improving health.

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CHILDREN’S GRIEF CENTER OF NEW MEXICO RECEIVES GRANT FROM BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF NEW MEXICO

Mar. 22, 2018

Grant to help improve kids’ health by providing support groups after a loved one’s death

The Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico (CGC) announced today that it received a $15,000 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) through its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® (HKHF) initiative. CGC provides a safe and supportive environment where children, teens and their families can share experiences and feelings while grieving a death. This is the fifth year that BCBSNM has provided CGC a grant to support their grief programming for youth and families.

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Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® Application Process Open March 12

Mar. 01, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is accepting applications for its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) grant initiative from March 12 through April 16. BCBSNM encourages applications from nonprofit organizations with innovative programs that are working to improve the health and wellness of New Mexican children and their families.

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Dr.Wei-Ann Bay Named Chief Medical Officer for BCBSNM Government Programs

Jan. 24, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) hired Dr. Wei-Ann Bay as chief medical officer for BCBSNM’s government programs health coverage. Dr. Bay will work with Medicaid and Medicare members in health care services and with providers and other key partners. 

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BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF NEW MEXICO AWARDED CENTENNIAL CARE 2.0 CONTRACT

Jan. 19, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is proud to be selected as a managed care organization for Centennial Care 2.0, the state of New Mexico’s Medicaid managed care program, which starts in 2019.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year

Jan. 08, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is proud to announce Doug “Bishop” Anaya as the 2017 BCBSNM Volunteer of the Year. Each year, the award is given to an employee volunteer who shows the spirit of giving back to the community.

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