Empire is a leader in providing health insurance coverage to customers in New York State and nationwide accounts, serving 5 million members and over 38,000 employer accounts. They have more than eight regional offices in New York State, including our New York City headquarters, Albany, Syracuse, Middletown, Yorktown Heights, Poughkeepsie, Melville, and Bohemia. The local network includes providers in 28 eastern and southeastern counties of New York State and the 10 contiguous counties in New Jersey and Connecticut.
Members have access to participating
BlueCard® providers across the country and around the world through local Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield plans. They focus on service excellence and have earned excellent accreditation status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for their HMO, Direct HMO, and Medicare Advantage HMO products.
Empire has a wide selection of products and an innovative suite of health and wellness programs with tools to support and encourage a healthier lifestyle. Empire gives member access to over 84,000 provider locations in their PPO/EPO Network and over 5,000 provider locations in their HMO/Direct POS Network.
| Child Health Plus is a health insurance plan for children under the age of 19. It offers excellent in-network benefits and over 65,000 provider locations and 147 hospitals in New York and bordering counties in New Jersey and Connecticut.
Healthy New York offers affordable health coverage for individuals and sole proprietors. It includes in and out patient benefits, prescription drug benefit, and emergency care.
Direct Pay HMO/POS plan offers the benefits of both a traditional HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) for in-network services and the option to obtain out-of-network POS (Point of Service) medical services.
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