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VIDEO: What is the Health of America initiative?

By November 4, 2021March 14th, 2023BCBSA News Featured Health & Well-being Videos

Dr. Rich Snyder, chief medical officer at Independence Blue Cross, explains what the Health of America initiative is and why it’s so valuable in helping us look at today’s health trends to find solutions for a healthier tomorrow. In a world where there’s a surplus of information at our fingertips, the Health of America initiative helps Blue plans across the nation zero in on and problem solve for the most pressing health issues facing our communities.

Health of America, led by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, is a source of insights, information, and powerful stories highlighting how Blue plans across the nation are leading the way to better health – and better health care – for America.

Regular Health of America reports analyze data from 35 independent and locally operated Blue Cross Blue Shield companies. That represents one in three Americans. Topics include COVID-19, vaccinations, maternal health, mental health, preventive screenings, and more.

Follow regular updates on the Health of America initiative from Independence Blue Cross at