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NY State Residents Might Have 'Unclaimed Funds' From Excellus BlueCross BlueShield; August 2019 Deadline Approaching

NY State Residents Might Have 'Unclaimed Funds' From Excellus BlueCross BlueShield; August 2019 Deadline Approaching

​​​​It’s not pocket change. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is looking for almost 11,000 individuals and companies who haven’t cashed checks totaling $1.77 million. The unclaimed checks were issued in 2015 to members and health care providers. “This is money that was…

Upstate New York's Uninsured Rate Remains at Historic Low; NYS Rate is the Lowest Ever Recorded

Upstate New York’s health insurance uninsured rate continued to hold at the historic level of 4 percent, while the state’s uninsured rate hit its lowest level in history, according to an Excellus BlueCross BlueShield analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s…

Excellus BCBS Looking for Owners of "Unclaimed Funds"

More than 10,400 individuals and companies in New York state have not cashed more than $2.1 million in checks issued by Excellus Health Plan, including by its d.b.a., Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS). This isn’t money left in their pockets, but…

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Looking for Owners of "Unclaimed Funds"

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Looking for Owners of "Unclaimed Funds"

More than 12,000 individuals and companies in New York state have not cashed more than $2.66 million in checks issued by Excellus Health Plan, including by its d.b.a., Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS). This isn’t money left in their pockets, but…

Lack of a Health Care Proxy Leaves Loved Ones Guessing About Your End-of-Life Wishes

Nearly nine out of 10 upstate New York adults are aware of the term, “health care proxy,” according to a new survey commissioned by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. Among survey respondents who had heard the term, 89 percent know that it…

Survey Shows High Satisfaction With Prescription Home Delivery

Nearly three out of 10 upstate New York adults who take a prescription medication have used home delivery when getting their prescriptions filled, and 94 percent of home delivery users were “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with their experience, according to…

Falls Are the Leading Cause of Injury Among Older Adults in NY State

​One in four upstate New York adults older than age 65 fell at least once in the last year, according to research by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. Forty percent, or two in five of those who fell, experienced an injury. Using…

First-of-Its-Kind Survey Shows Early Acceptance of Telemedicine in Upstate New York

​​​​Nearly five out of 10 upstate New York adults are aware of telemedicine, and 80 percent of those who have used telemedicine rated their experience as “very good” or “excellent,” according to a survey commissioned by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. The…

Telemedicine Visits in Upstate NY Are Likely to Surge Next Year

​​Upstate New Yorkers will embrace telemedicine as an alternative to getting care for minor conditions next year and are expected to use that option more than 50,000 times by the year 2018, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield officials predicted today. Relying on…

Many Who Live With Diabetes Are Ignoring Basic Health Recommendations

​​Tens of thousands of upstate New York adults who have diabetes jeopardize their health status by failing to take basic steps to keep their chronic illness in check, according to data gathered for an infographic issued today by Excellus BlueCross…

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