Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy Home Initiative
“Americans spend about 60 percent of their time inside their homes. For nearly two-thirds of each day, our home is our environment. So it only makes sense that the place where we spend most of our time has a major impact on our overall health.
Having a place to live is, of course, the starting point, but we need more than just four walls and a roof to be healthy. We need homes that protect our health, not threaten it,” wrote Dr. Patrick Conway, president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC), which announced a $2 million investment in the North Carolina Community Action Association.
As a member of the association, Action Pathways was granted in Summer 2018 nearly $500,000 to upgrade more than 175 homes.