WBEN Buffalo Business Report - Monday, June 1st 2020

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After a one week bump up, local gas prices went back down this past week - by a whole penny.  According to the AAA, the current average in Buffalo for a gallon of unleaded gas is $2.20.

Independent Health will continue to waive copayments or cost-sharing for COVID-19 medical treatment for its fully insured employer groups, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and individual plan members until further notice.

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York will continue to waive all copays, coinsurance and deductibles for COVID-19 treatment received by fully insured Commercial and Medicare Advantage members through June 30th.

MassMutual New York State has launched a nonprofit to support children across New York State who are living with long-term illnesses and disabilities.  Making Memories That Last Forever, Inc. will provide essential funds to help patients and their families create special moments as they strive to overcome major health hurdles.  To learn more, go to NY-State.MassMutual.com

Tops Friendly Markets has promoted Natalie Fisher to manager of safety & risk.

Pioneer Credit Recovery has been named recipient of the Torch Award for Ethics in the Corporate Business category from the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York.