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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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  • Julie R. Snyder Promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer of HealthNow New York Inc.

    Julie R. Snyder Promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer of HealthNow New York Inc.

    07/11/2019

    President and CEO David Anderson announced that Julie R. Snyder has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer.
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  • BlueShield Partners with WebMD Health Services

    BlueShield Partners with WebMD Health Services

    01/20/2019

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York today announced a new partnership with WebMD Health Services, a subsidiary of nationally acclaimed health information company, WebMD Health Corp, to support the launch of a newly designed wellness website, MyBlueHealth.
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  • BlueShield Opens 2019 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    BlueShield Opens 2019 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    01/07/2019

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York’s Blue Fund is accepting letters of intent online through Feb. 4, 2019 for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of its key focus areas. These include behavioral health, cardiovascular health, diabetes, health-care workforce development, healthy children and the opioid epidemic.
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  • Blue Fund Awards $327,000 to Two Capital Region Organizations

    Blue Fund Awards $327,000 to Two Capital Region Organizations

    12/07/2018

    As part of its inaugural Blue Fund grant cycle, BlueShield of Northeastern New York today announced more than $327,000 in grant funding to two major health-based projects across the Capital Region.
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