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  • BlueShield Extends Coverage of Coronavirus Treatment

    BlueShield Extends Coverage of Coronavirus Treatment

    05/30/2020

    To ensure members continue to have access to the care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic, BlueShield of Northeastern 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 30, an extension from the original announcement that was set to end May 31, 2020.
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  • BSNENY Providing Members Free Digital App to Support Mental Health and Overall Wellness

    BSNENY Providing Members Free Digital App to Support Mental Health and Overall Wellness

    04/28/2020

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York Providing Members Free Digital App to Support Mental Health and Overall Wellness. Among Health Plan’s Many Efforts to Support Members During Pandemic.
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  • BlueShield Fuels the Frontline During COVID-19 Pandemic

    BlueShield Fuels the Frontline During COVID-19 Pandemic

    04/27/2020

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York Health Plan Sends Meals, Healthy Snacks to 1,500 WNY Heroes on Behalf of its 1,500 Employees
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  • All Member Out-of-Pocket Costs Waived for Coronavirus Testing and Treatment

    All Member Out-of-Pocket Costs Waived for Coronavirus Testing and Treatment

    04/02/2020

    In light of these unprecedented times, we are announcing that BlueShield of Northeastern New York is eliminating any and all costs for our members related to COVID-19 testing and treatment. This includes our Medicare Advantage and fully insured Commercial members. No co-pays, no cost-shares, no-coinsurance on the part of our members will be required effective April 1 through May 31, 2020. This includes any testing, care or treatment provided anywhere in the United States for our members.
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  • BlueShield of Northeastern New York will Cover Cost of Testing, Help Prevent the Spread and Impact of COVID-19

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York will Cover Cost of Testing, Help Prevent the Spread and Impact of COVID-19

    03/17/2020

    Amid the growing concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 in communities across the country, BlueShield of Northeastern New York has announced the following immediate updates to help prevent the spread and impact of COVID-19.
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  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Message to Members

    COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Message to Members

    03/15/2020

    As individuals in the United States are being diagnosed with COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we recognize BlueShield of Northeastern New York members may have concerns.
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  • BlueShield Opens 2020 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    BlueShield Opens 2020 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    03/02/2020

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York’s Blue Fund is now accepting letters of intent online through March 27, 2020, for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of its key focus areas. These include behavioral health, cardiovascular health, health-care workforce development, and healthy children.
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  • Statement on Novel Coronavirus

    Statement on Novel Coronavirus

    02/28/2020

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York is following the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the novel coronavirus. The emerging, rapidly evolving situation was first detected in Wuhan City, China and now has been detected in 50 locations internationally, including cases in the United States.
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  • Coronavirus Declared Health Emergency

    Coronavirus Declared Health Emergency

    02/04/2020

    The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the new coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern Thursday, January 30. The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and our local public health officials are closely following the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
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  • BlueShield of Northeastern New York Announces Partnership with Civica Rx

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York Announces Partnership with Civica Rx

    01/23/2020

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York, in partnership with 18 independent and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies throughout the country and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), announced a partnership with nonprofit generic drug company, Civica RX, to create a subsidiary dedicated to lowering the cost of select generic drugs.
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