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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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  • BlueShield of Northeastern New York and Ellis Medicine Announce Contract Extension

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York and Ellis Medicine Announce Contract Extension

    10/31/2019

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York and Ellis Medicine announced a contract extension of their existing agreement that ensures BlueShield’s members will continue to have access to all of Ellis Medicine’s care locations, including its five campuses through April 2021.
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  • Blue Fund Awards $460,000 to Capital Region Organizations

    Blue Fund Awards $460,000 to Capital Region Organizations

    10/24/2019

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York has awarded $460,000 in grants to three major health-based projects across the Capital Region that will have a positive impact on behavioral health, cardiovascular health, diabetes, health-care workforce development and healthy children.
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  • BlueShield Announces Opening of Medicare Centers

    BlueShield Announces Opening of Medicare Centers

    10/01/2019

    With the annual enrollment period approaching, BlueShield of Northeastern New York today announced the opening of two BlueShield Medicare Centers, the first dedicated Medicare storefronts in the Capital Region.
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  • BlueShield of Northeastern New York Names New Regional Executive

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York Names New Regional Executive

    08/29/2019

    David W. Anderson, president and CEO of HealthNow New York, parent company of BlueShield of Northeastern New York, today named Keith Dolan vice president and regional executive for the local health plan.
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