4 things to know about BCBSA's 2016 community health investments

The 36 independent, locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association companies spent more than $250 million on community health initiatives last year, according to the association's 2016 The Health of America Community Investment report.

Here are four things to know about the association's community health investments.

1. BCBSA spent 34 percent of its investment on care management and prevention efforts.

2. The organization allocated 25 percent of its funds toward addressing social determinants of health.

3. Care quality and affordability initiatives represented 22 percent of the company's investments.

4. BCBSA allocated 19 percent of its investments toward facilitating healthcare access. 

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