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How We Compare to Other Health Plans

There's a lot to consider when you compare health insurance plans. At Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, we want to assure you, we're more than just a health plan. When you become a member, you become a part of our family. You can rest easy knowing you have the compassion of a cross — the security of knowing the card you carry is accepted by 90% of doctors, and the protection of a shield — the power in knowing your card opens doors in all 50 states. Check out reasons why members choose Blue Cross Blue Shield as their partner to help build healthier lives:

The security of a card that's recognized worldwide

With Blue Cross Blue Shield, you and everyone listed on your card has access to:

  • A card that is recognized in over 200 countries in the world.
  • The security of knowing no matter where you are in the country, you have the same coverage as you do at home. 
  • A comprehensive network of doctors, hospitals, and specialty practices like heart health and cancer care centers. 

Online Tools

Health insurance can be confusing, that's why Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York offers online tools to help make it easier to manage your health care.

  • Members have access to valuable information including benefits, claims, a health and wellness library, and more through their online member account.
  • A new Find a Doctor and Cost Estimator tool to help you find the right treatment and feel confident about your care.
  • Enhanced mobile app, giving members access to their health care information anytime, anywhere.

Healthy Resources 

Benefits of our health plan include personalized support from resources including:

  • Free, individualized health coaching from a team of registered nurses, nutritionists, and exercise experts.
  • Community wellness programs to improve quality of life with educational seminars and classes.
  • Telemedicine hosted by Doctor On Demand so you can be seen right away using your mobile device or computer
  • $250 Wellness Debit Card 
  • Your Personal Health Advocate that helps you confidentially, at no extra cost.

Other Health Insurance Benefits of Our Plans

We know you have many options when comparing health insurance. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York is the plan that will guide you to get healthy and stay healthy. We're the name trusted for over 80 years, and we'll continue to be with you every step of the way.