Blue Cross Blue Shield Of MI Presents $100K Grant To Gwinn Clininc
Suzanne Allen, Dir. of Community Responsibility, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI.
Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan presented a grant of $100,000 to a Marquette County clinic this morning.
Suzanne Allen, Director of Community Responsibility for BC/BS of MI, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss the grant and it’s parent program.
Allen explained that The Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center in Gwinn received the grant to address depression and substance abuse in patients age 13 years and up, and integrate primary and behavioral care offerings.
She said the grant is part Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s Strengthening the Safety Net program, which gave more than $1 million in grants to Michigan clinics this year to help aid the uninsured.
She added that this particular grant was the largest awarded in this cycle and that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has given more than $9 million to support Michigan’s safety net since 2005.
LISTEN IN – Suzanne Allen with more on the $100k grant.
VISIT – Blue Cross Blues Shield of MI website.