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How We Compare to Other Health Plans

There's a lot to consider when you compare health insurance plans. At Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York, we want to assure you, we're more than just a health plan. When you become a member, you become a part of our family — with the security of knowing the card you carry is accepted by 90% of doctors. And you have the protection of a shield — the power in knowing your card opens doors in all 50 states. Check out reasons why members choose Blue Shield as their partner to help build healthier lives:

The security of a card that's recognized worldwide

With Blue Shield, you and everyone listed on your card has access to:

  • A card that is recognized in over 200 countries in the world.
  • The security of knowing no matter where you are in the country, you have the same coverage as you do at home. 
  • A comprehensive network of doctors, hospitals, and specialty practices like heart health and cancer care centers. 

Online tools

Health insurance can be confusing, that's why Blue Shield offers online tools to help make it easier to manage your health care.

  • Members have access to valuable information including benefits, claims, a health and wellness library, and more through their online member account.
  • A new Find a Doctor and Cost Estimator tool to help you find the right treatment and feel confident about your care.
  • Enhanced mobile app, giving members access to their health care information anytime, anywhere.

Healthy resources 

Benefits of our health plan include personalized support from resources including:

Other Health Insurance Benefits of Our Plans

We know you have many options when comparing health insurance. Blue Shield is the plan that will guide you to get healthy and stay healthy. We're the name trusted for over 70 years, and we'll continue to be with you every step of the way.