BlueShield of Northeastern New York

Our wellness debit card program

With BlueShield of Northeastern New York, getting and staying healthy is now more affordable with our nationwide wellness debit card benefit. You have access to wellness-related providers nationwide, so don't forget to take your card with you when you travel.

It pays to be healthy

The new wellness debit card helps you live a healthier lifestyle with a $250 annual allowance for a variety of services, including:

  • Fitness centers
  • Gym memberships
  • Fitness classes
  • Personal training sessions
  • Health food stores
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Health products

    (including GNC, Feel-Rite, and Vitamin World)

  • Acupuncture treatments
  • Massage therapy
  • Chiropractic visits
  • Weight Watchers
  • Races and fun walks
  • Sports programs
  • Camps and club services
  • Products purchased from

How to use your wellness debit card:  It's easy as 1, 2, 3!

Upon receiving your wellness debit card in the mail:


Activate your card by calling the number on your card's sticker.


Visit any participating wellness card merchant of your choosing and present your card when making a purchase or receiving services.


Select 'credit' when you swipe for payment (no pin necessary). 

Your wellness debit card will be accepted as payment and the purchase amount will be deducted from your account. If you use the full allowance, you will be responsible for paying for any continued services until your new plan year allowance is mailed to your home. Please note, any remaining balances are not carried over to the next year. 


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Exclusions Apply 

The following outlets do not participate in our wellness debit card program: pharmacies, sporting goods stores, grocery stores, doctors’ offices, optometrists, salons, and department stores.

At BlueShield of Northeastern New York, we do our best to make sure you have the best wellness options available to help keep you healthy. Members have access to our nationally recognized retailer network, making travel healthier and more affordable. Members receive a credit for fitness centers, health food stores,and additional services regardless of family size. The benefit amount is based on the plan selected by your company.

Please contact your account executive if you have any questions.