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Employee Benefits - Total Rewards

BlueShield of Northeastern New York offers a full range of insured, self-insured, and government products and services, which cover everyone from businesses to families and individuals. We’ve helped millions gain access to outstanding health care.


Benefit basics

  • Employees are eligible for health and dental insurance the first of the month following their date of hire.
  • Life insurance and travel accident coverage are provided to all employees.
  • 401K with company match.
  • Paid time off plus 11 paid holidays.

Healthy living

  • On-line Wellness Portal - Employees have their own online wellness portal, which features valuable information, along with weight, activity, and nutritional tracking tools.
  • Health Promotions - BlueShield sponsors a variety of corporate wellness initiatives, including team-based and individual contests, Lunch and Learn seminars, educational programs, and a monthly wellness newsletter.
  • On Site Fitness Center - The Latham Fitness Center offers a wide variety of equipment, including True Cardio machines, strength training equipment, free weights, and flat screen televisions. Open Monday-Friday from 5:45 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Employees can earn free membership by exercising in either Fitness Center an average of two times per week.
  • The Good LifeSM Program - Encourages employees and their families to understand the importance of blood pressure, cholesterol, and other key numbers through annual health screenings and assessments.
  • Health Coaching - As part of the Good Life Program, employees may receive coaching by phone for any high-risk health issues.
  • Employee Assistance Program - Offers confidential counseling and referral services for employees and their families.
  • Work/Life Balance - The company offers a variety of alternative work arrangements, including working from home, flexible work schedules, part-time schedules, compressed work weeks, semi-retirement, and seasonal employment.

Rewards and recognition

  • Kudos is an online system designed to celebrate and reward employees for behaviors that drive business outcomes. Points can be redeemed for a wide variety of products and services.
  • Corporate Incentive - In addition to base pay, employees are eligible for annual incentives based on corporate and individual performances.
  • Employee Discounts on mobile phone packages, car rentals, airport parking and much more.

Learning and development

We offer a variety of options to meet the needs of our diverse employee population. We understand that some employees have a desire to refine their skills in their specific field, while others want to learn as much as they can about the organization.

Learning and development opportunities include: education assistance, formal classroom training, professional development centers, online personal development opportunities, Lunch and Learn sessions, departmental training, an Accelerated Development Program, and ongoing management training.

Whether you are an individual contributor, manager, or director, you’re in charge of your career path.