Introducing align.

Lower cost, higher quality health care is the number one thing today’s employer groups want for their employees. Yet finding a health insurance product designed to deliver both isn’t as easy as it sounds. Until now. To view the align products, click here.

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Employer Group Benefits

For employer groups, align is designed to:

  • More effectively manage health care costs of employees and their dependents
  • Control rate increases for more accurate budgeting
  • Save on claims costs

Employee Benefits

For employees, align is designed to provide:

  • Access to doctors, specialists and hospital facilities committed to providing more
    coordinated care
  • A team of health coaches and nurses provided by BlueCross BlueShield of Western
    New York to further support the coordination of care
  • Doctors empowered to coordinate patient care without preauthorizations
    or red tape, meaning faster, easier access to required tests or specialists
  • A more stress-free and positive experience, since their care will be better managed

Employee Support

It's time to align.

Select primary care physicians and specialists in the Optimum Physician Alliance (OPA) committed to high quality coordinated care.

Current participating pediatricians in BCBSWNY network.

Current participating OBGYNs in BCBSWNY network

Additional specialty providers

All MASH Urgent Care Centers in Erie and Niagara counties.

All Kaleida Health Facilities:

Buffalo General Medical
Degraff Memorial Hospital
Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
Women's and Children Hospital

Other


Buffalo General Medical Center/ Gates Vascular Institute
Erie County Medical Center
Hospice and Palliative Care Providers in Erie and Niagara Counties
Intercommunity Memorial Hospital
Lockport Memorial Hospital
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical
Olean General Hospital
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
United Memorial
Medical Center

With the  align health care plan, you have access to physicians focused on providing
consistent, quality, collaborative care.

  • To receive the lowest cost-share benefit, members should use primary care physicians (PCPs), specialists, and hospitals available under align Optimum Choice. Members in align also have the flexibility to see the balance of the largest BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York participating provider network at the align Flexible Choice cost-share level.
  • If you need assistance locating a PCP or specialist, call us at the customer service number on the back of your member ID card. We are happy to help you.

Members in align still have the flexibility to see the balance of the largest BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York participating provider network *** Flexible Choice cost share level.

For more information about our direct pay HMO 299 and 299 Plus plans and to learn about enrollment, please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-716-884-2800 or toll free at 1-800-544-2583.

Members in align still have the flexibility to see the balance of the largest BlueCross BlueShield
of Western New York participating provider network*** at the align Flexible Choice cost share level.