New York State Health Insurance Program
At Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York, our goal is to help our members feel and be healthy. Our benefits are designed to save money, increase access to quality care, and improve overall well-being. We offer best-in-class customer service and robust benefits so that whatever healthy means to our members in 2021, we’ll be there.
Looking for more details? Visit the NYSHIP website
Davis Vision Affinity
Receive a $0 annual vision exam plus member discounts on frames, lenses, and contact lenses.
$0 preventive Rx drugs
Over 900 brand and generic medications available at a $0 copay.
$0 Telehealth Services
Enjoy access to Telemedicine hosted by Doctor On Demand®. Connect with a doctor 24/7 using your mobile device or computer.
$0 Pediatric Care
Sick and well visits for children age 19 and under available at a $0 copay.
Tackle diabetes with state-of-the-art technology including a smart glucose meter, free testing supplies delivered to your door, and personalized coaching — all at no cost to you.
Away From Home Care®
Spend up to 12 months each year out of your local service area and remain covered through that locality’s Blue Shield health plan. Perfect for college students, frequent travelers, and retirees.
Wellness Card - $500 Single/$600 Family Allowance
Use your wellness debit card for products and services including fitness centers, health food stores, and more!
Our hearing-aid benefit, administered through TruHearing®, covers one routine hearing exam per year with a TruHearing provider. Coverage also offers hearing aids for $699 or $999 per unit (one per ear per year on specific models).
To view a complete list of benefits simply download one of the benefits booklets available at the top of the page.
TruHearing® is a registered trademark of TruHearing, Inc. TruHearing is an independent company that administers the routine hearing exam and hearing-aid benefit. Doctor On Demand® is a separate company that provides telemedicine services to Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York members.