CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield extends COVID-19 member benefits through 2020, encourages vaccinations

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield announced it will be extending benefits for fully insured members put in place during the public health emergency to ensure the health and safety of the members and communities it serves.
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The Daily Record: CareFirst to distribute care packages to COVID-19 vulnerable areas

To alleviate this concern, CareFirst will distribute over 100,000 care package items to its most vulnerable member populations.
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GBC’s Adrea Turner, members recognized as winners of TDR’s 2020 VIP list

Adrea Turner
The Daily Record recognized 40 individuals as the winners of its 2020 VIP List. Of the 40 winners, one was a Greater Baltimore Committee staff member and 11 were GBC members.
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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield establishes $5 Million Personal Protective Equipment initiative for Coronavirus relief

During the first wave of the initiative, close to 200 healthcare and social service organizations will be invited to receive CareFirst’s PPE.
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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to provide premium credits and other financial benefits to customers and members

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) announced June 12 that it will provide premium credits to many fully insured customers as a result of treatment disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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BBJ: Catalyte launches platform to help millions of out-of-work Americans train for jobs

Baltimore's Catalyte is launching a platform to help connect millions of out-of-work Americans with training opportunities for the kinds of jobs that will outlast coronavirus.
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GBC members recognized as The Daily Record’s 2020 Health Care Heroes

The Daily Record recognized individuals and organizations for the 2020 Health Care Heroes award.
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BBJ: CareFirst CEO ‘implores’ businesses to continue remote work, even after economy reopens

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield CEO Brian D. Pieninck is encouraging Baltimore's businesspeople to continue working remotely "well beyond" when local leaders give clearance to reopen the economy.
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CareFirst donates 600 weekly meals, partnering with Maryland Food Bank to help those in need

CareFirst is teaming up with the Maryland Food Bank and Aramark to provide food for our homeless, seniors and those who are critically ill.
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CareFirst accelerates over $170M in payments and other support to healthcare providers

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield will offer a new accelerated payment program to an array of healthcare providers experiencing financial strain due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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