FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2006
CONTACT: Phillip Gonzalez
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MASSACHUSETTS FOUNDATION COMMITS $3.4 MILLION IN GRANTS
BOSTON – January 5, 2006 - The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation (BCBSMAF) announced today grants totaling $3.4 million over the next three years to improve access to health care for uninsured and low-income residents. Fifty-three organizations across the Commonwealth received funding to improve organization and, continuity of care for the uninsured; help low-income consumers enroll in state-funded health insurance programs; and strengthen community-based advocacy activities.