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  • Highmark Inc. and HealthNow New York Inc. Announce Affiliation Agreement

    Highmark Inc. and HealthNow New York Inc. Announce Affiliation Agreement

    06/16/2020

    Not-for-profit Blue Plan synergies will enhance member experience and improve clinical engagement
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  • BlueShield Blue Fund Donates $125,000 to Capital Region COVID-19 Response Fund

    BlueShield Blue Fund Donates $125,000 to Capital Region COVID-19 Response Fund

    06/09/2020

    To address the growing needs in our community as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, BlueShield of Northeastern New York’s Blue Fund today announced $125,000 in new donations to the Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund.
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  • Wellness strategy: targeting at-risk New Yorkers with check-in calls

    Wellness strategy: targeting at-risk New Yorkers with check-in calls

    06/02/2020

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York launched a proactive strategy of wellness check-ins for at-risk populations in New York, increasing engagement and support amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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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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