BCBS of Massachusetts to Cover OTC Naloxone At No Cost to Members

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will cover over-the-counter naloxone at no cost to members, making it one of the first health plans to embrace the recently approved formulation of the opioid overdose reversal drug. The payer said the move is part of its efforts to address the opioid overdose crisis in the U.S. Blue […]

Carbon Health, Firefly Health to Offer Some Blue Cross MA Members Free Mental Health Services

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross MA) will allow some of its commercial health plan members to get free integrated virtual care starting with the new year. The nonprofit health plan announced partnerships on Friday with virtual primary care companies Carbon Health and Firefly Health. These partnerships include mental health services along with […]

Brightline Hauls in $72M in Funding, Plans to Expand

Brightline — which provides virtual behavioral health assistance to children, teenagers and families — announced Wednesday that it has results from a new funding round and will be expanding its offerings. The Palo Alto, California-based company pulled in $72 million in a pre-emptive Series B funding round led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), along with […]