Benefits of BlueShield 

If you’re looking for health coverage, you want a name you can trust, comprehensive benefits, and a large network of providers. With BlueShield of Northeastern New York, you’ll get all that – and more, including:

Instant Recognition
  • The BlueShield brand is the most recognized health care brand in the world.
  • Over 85% of all doctors and hospitals throughout the U.S. participate with BlueShield plans including over 660,000 providers and 6,100 hospitals.
  • With the BlueCard program, you will receive the benefits of BlueShield discounts when you travel or live outside the area and there is no need for up-front payments or claim submissions. 
Market Power
  • More than three-quarters of Fortune 100 companies and half of all Fortune 500 companies offer BlueShield coverage to their employees.
  • BlueShield market power enables you to receive the benefits of Blue discounts, as well as easy, streamlined administration.
  • For more than 70 years, BlueShield Plans have symbolized security and peace of mind throughout the United States.
  • Today, the BlueShield System is the nation's largest family of health benefits companies.

If you're already a member, you can register or sign in and enjoy convenient online tools. You can view your claims, referrals, and pre-authorizations, order an ID card, and use other member tools. You  can also access My Health, a resource to help you live healthier. Through My Health, you can complete a health assessment, get information about workshops, and track personal health information.

When you choose Blue, there’s more in it for you:

  • A name you know - the BlueShield brand is the most recognized healthcare brand in the world.
  • Access to online tools to understand Medicare coverage options and compare what our plans offer.
  • A $0 copay on more than 150 generic drugs, preventive services, and a gym membership with our Medicare HMO and PPO plans.
  • The ability to purchase an optional supplemental dental benefit.
  • Take Blue with you wherever you go with a national BlueCard network.
  • Coverage you can count on. In fact, over 85% of all doctors and hospitals throughout the U.S. participate with BlueShield plans including over 660,000 providers and 6,100 hospitals.
  • Worldwide access to urgent and emergency services.

Visit the BlueCross BlueShield Association website for additional resources.

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