Thirteen major philanthropic foundations, including the Blue Shield of California Foundation have pooled resources to launch Together Toward Health, a $20 million initiative to stop the spread of coronavirus and strengthen health and resilience in California’s most impacted communities.
Blue Shield of California is applying a one-time premium credit for the month of November or December bill for its fully-insured employer customers. Premium credits will also be applied to November bills for people enrolled in Blue Shield dental and/or vision plans, plus those enrolled in Blue Shield’s Medicare Supplement plans.
The PRC is supported in part by the Blue Shield of California Foundation which is emphasizing support of equality and community resilience amid a year of protests and health challenges. 'The pandemic has devastated the youth in our community. This grant is allowing us to keep our doors open.
The reopening of the centers is part of the two health plans’ collaboration to transition L.A. Care Family Resource Centers to a larger network of co-branded L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Centers to serve more Angelenos
Kenneth Lee had been living out of a 1979 Ford cargo van in Galt. His fortunes changed with help from Blue Shield of California's community health advocate program, part of its Health Reimagined initiative.