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News & Updates

The latest member news & updates from BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.

02/14/2012 2011 Health Management Program Performance

01/03/2012 Experience a Whole New Way to Healthy Online!

Now when you sign-in or register with us, you can experience a whole new way to healthy when you click on “My Health.”

12/16/2011 Save Money with a New Generic!

The cholesterol lowering drug Lipitor® has become available as a generic called atorvastatin.

10/01/2011 Drug Benefit Change-Medicaid Family and Health Plus Members

Starting October 1, 2011, you will receive your pharmacy benefit through BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.

07/25/2011 Rate Filing Notification to Members - July 2011

On July 21, 2011 BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York submitted a prior approval rate adjustment to the New York State Department of Insurance.

07/15/2011 New Features in Secure Member Portal

Enhancements designed to improve your portal experience include updates to the design, layout and navigation, an option to opt in to receive notifications when Explanation of Benefits (EOBs) are available online, and improved access to information for Government plan members.

04/12/2011 Vaccine Safety Resources

The CDC has many helpful tools for parents and adults. Find out which immunizations are recommended for you and keep track of the ones you have received.

02/04/2011 Rate Filing Information - July 2011

The New York State Department of Insurance requires us to notify you when we file requests to change our monthly premium rates.

02/03/2011 American Heart Month

February is designated to educating and encouraging individual’s to decrease their risks for developing cardiovascular diseases.

11/19/2010 November is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

COPD, a breathing disorder, becomes progressively worse over time. The presence of multiple key symptoms increases the probability of a diagnosis of COPD.

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