This article is for all providers caring for our members
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is actively working to address inequities in health care. We recently announced that the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has awarded $16.5 million in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts-funded grants to 12 health systems across Massachusetts.
These grants will fund projects to improve equity of care, such as efforts to:
The funds will also help improve race, ethnicity, and language data collection practices.
As part of our commitment to equitable care, we've gathered race and ethnicity data from more than 1.2 million of our commercial Massachusetts members. We’re using this data to understand potential inequities in care.
Read more on Equity in Healthcare.