Raising awareness, celebrating achievements of the LGBTQIA+ community

June 2022 marks the 52nd celebration of Pride Month – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) encourages the inclusion of all employees. We are recognizing Pride Month by changing our logo to the six rainbow colors that represent the LGBTQIA+ community.   “The Pride logo is a testament to the LGBTQIA+ community, that BCBSKS sees and hears them and recognizes their contributions to society. … Continue reading Raising awareness, celebrating achievements of the LGBTQIA+ community

National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, a time to showcase the benefits of biking and encourage more people to give it a try. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS), we know that biking has many health benefits, but it also can help address some of the drivers of health by creating more connected communities. Bicycling is more affordable than owning a car and … Continue reading National Bike Month

{Guest blog} March is Red Cross Month

“You must never think of anything except the need, and how to meet it.” Our work to put Red Cross founder Clara Barton’s words into practice is constant globally, nationally and locally. Some of our Services to the Armed Forces staff have deployed to countries around Ukraine to support the emergency communications needs of U.S. troops. Relief efforts after tornadoes in Kentucky and wildfires in … Continue reading {Guest blog} March is Red Cross Month

We’re hitting the road!

As we celebrate our 80th anniversary serving Kansans by providing quality health insurance and outstanding service, we look forward to even greater things in the years ahead. And, we want to hear from our fellow Kansans about how we can become even better. To start the conversation, we will be embarking on an 80-day tour of our great state. The Our Home Our Heart tour … Continue reading We’re hitting the road!

BCBSKS supports KCSDV, uniting communities for safety and justice

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) has a long history of supporting the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV). While BCBSKS is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, KCSDV is also celebrating a big anniversary – 40 years of supporting domestic violence victim-survivors. They hope 2022 will be the year of call to action for communities to better aid victims – … Continue reading BCBSKS supports KCSDV, uniting communities for safety and justice

Bike Share ICT continues its legacy in Wichita with support from Blue Health Initiatives grant

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) is renewing its support of Bike Share ICT with a donation of $360,000 to continue to encourage Wichitans and visitors to be outside and active. This takes the total BCBSKS has contributed through this program toward healthy living over the $1 million mark.   “We are committed to helping this program be successful and grow by providing this … Continue reading Bike Share ICT continues its legacy in Wichita with support from Blue Health Initiatives grant

BCBSKS Foundation supports Girl Scouts, encourages girls to enjoy outdoor activities

Today’s mental health statistics are sobering. Children are struggling and the coronavirus pandemic has only made matters worse. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the second leading cause of death among children ages 10-14 is suicide. But spending time in nature is linked to improvements in mood, mental health and emotional well-being. Getting girls into Girl Scouts is a path to girls getting outdoors … Continue reading BCBSKS Foundation supports Girl Scouts, encourages girls to enjoy outdoor activities

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas honors Black History Month with logo change

Everyone is a leader at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas – being seen, heard and valued. As one of the largest employers in Kansas, we are committed to ensuring our company is a place of inclusion and diversity. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, each of us contributes to inclusion; we can grow and progress better together with a diverse team … Continue reading Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas honors Black History Month with logo change