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— Stephen Harris, President, BCBSIL

"As a leading health care company in Illinois, we know that health outcomes depend on more than access to care. These outcomes also depend upon meeting essential needs and the social determinants of health."
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Access to Care

Increasing access to quality, affordable health care is why we’re in business, and we  support sustainable efforts to improve health equity and health outcomes across Illinois.

  • Bringing resources directly to communities with Blue Door Neighborhood CenterSM locations.
  • Providing access to immunizations and other services with the Care Van® program.
  • Helping community organizations improve health outcomes and address health disparities with targeted local grants.

 

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BCBSIL employee handing resources to community member at block party

Community Impact

As Illinoisans adapted to life in the ongoing pandemic, we continued to stand with our communities through partnerships, grants, economic development and volunteer work.

  • Boosting vaccine awareness and access and supporting organizations helping Illinoisans impacted by the pandemic. 
  • Employees volunteered 45,537 hours with 923 community organizations.
  • Helping address food insecurity with food box giveaways and grants to Illinois food banks.

 

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Chicago skyline seen above Lincoln Park and North Pond

Operating Responsibly

Operating with integrity and respect is at the core of how we do business with our members, customers, providers and suppliers.

  • Championing diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Leading with ethics.
  • Embracing sustainable practices.
  • Promoting employee wellness.

 

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