Insurance Basics

Before you can make an informed decision about health insurance, you need to know the basics. BlueShield of Northeastern New York can help. We’re dedicated to providing you with the information you need to understand the options, the costs, and the issues that will impact you and your family.

Why is Health Insurance Important?

You buy health insurance for the same reason you purchase other kinds of insurance - to protect you and your family in case of illness. Find out more about:

  • How health insurance can protect your future
  • How it helps you stay healthy
  • Types of coverage available

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Cost vs. Coverage

When you know how health insurance works, you can get the coverage you  need - at a cost you can afford. Learn more about:

  • The costs
  • How to keep them down
  • What is and isn't covered

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