{Guest blog} NXTUS and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas collaborate to provide solutions to community health challenges in Kansas

In 2020, NXTUS, a Wichita-based nonprofit which supports entrepreneurship and drives innovation in the region, approached Blue Health Initiatives, part of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, with an innovative idea to help provide solutions for community health challenges throughout Kansas. NXTUS knew it aligned with Blue Health Initiative’s mission to improve health outcomes and quality of life for Kansans. A collaboration was formed … Continue reading {Guest blog} NXTUS and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas collaborate to provide solutions to community health challenges in Kansas

20 years of support for domestic violence survivors

This October, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) is celebrating 20 years of the Shield Against Violent Environments (SAVE) program. BCBSKS is committed to providing a safe workplace where domestic violence will not be tolerated. In 2001, we began the SAVE program to assist our employees who are victims of domestic violence; educate our company and others on … Continue reading 20 years of support for domestic violence survivors

Helping the communities in Kansas – Wichita, KS

Kansans helping Kansans – it’s a long-standing commitment that rings true at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas. Helping Kansas communities, like Wichita, thrive is important to us because it is important to you. We are committed to providing local support, giving back financially to businesses and organizations to increase community engagement and building a culture around health. Through corporate sponsorships, we have contributed … Continue reading Helping the communities in Kansas – Wichita, KS

Spotlight: March for Meals – Meals on Wheels

Each March, Meals on Wheels (MOW) programs come together to celebrate the anniversary of President Richard Nixon signing the Older Americans Act of 1965 into law. This act established a national nutrient program for seniors 60 years and older, commonly referred to as Meals on Wheels. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) has been a long-standing partner of Meals on Wheels of Eastern … Continue reading Spotlight: March for Meals – Meals on Wheels

Supporting Kansans during COVID-19

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas has worked tirelessly to provide much-needed relief to Kansans. Our customers and our employees have been our top priorities with every decision we have made. From waiving member cost-sharing for COVID-19 treatment and testing to sending our employees to work from home, keeping Kansans safe and healthy has always been our … Continue reading Supporting Kansans during COVID-19

Celebrating Kansas heritage during Black History Month

Each February, we observe Black History Month, both across the nation and here in Kansas. People who aren’t from Kansas may not realize how central Black history is to Kansas history. From the “Bleeding Kansas” era to the Brown decision to the artistic genius of Kansans like Charlie Parker, Langston Hughes, and Gordon Parks, Black Kansans have shaped our culture and our history from the … Continue reading Celebrating Kansas heritage during Black History Month

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partners with local organizations to improve health outcomes

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS), United Way of Greater Topeka and Stormont Vail Health have partnered with Healthify to launch the Northeast Kansas Community Network – a connected network of health care and social service organizations committed to transforming the current system of care and dramatically improving health outcomes in Northeast Kansas. The Northeast Kansas Community Network (NKCN) is being funded through support … Continue reading Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partners with local organizations to improve health outcomes

#AdAstraStrong Leoti School District

“Ad astra per aspera” is the state motto of Kansas, which translates to “to the stars through difficulties” – a sentiment that has never felt more true than it does today. It emphasizes our values and optimism that, even when faced with the most difficult hardships, we come together as a state and keep our sights set on what’s important. We launched our #AdAstraStrong campaign … Continue reading #AdAstraStrong Leoti School District