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Tiered Benefit Plans

Introducing our tiered plans: Giving you and your employees the same great access to doctors and hospitals, while offering additional cost savings for specific medical facilities and specialists. As the region's largest health insurer, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York now offers align and focus plans.

Here's what you need to know:

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Optimum Choice

 

All Kaleida Health facilities

  • Buffalo General Hospital/Gates Vascular Institute
  • DeGraff Memorial Hospital
  • John R. Oishei Children's Hospital (formerly Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo)
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital

Other facilities

  • Bradford Regional Medical Center
  • Brooks Memorial Hospital
  • BryLin Hospital
  • Buffalo VA Medical Center
  • Eastern Niagara Health System
  • Erie County Medical Center
  • Lakeshore Hospital Inc
  • Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
  • Olean General Hospital
  • Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • United Memorial Medical Center
  • Woman’s Christian Association (WCA) Hospital

*All emergency care, urgent care centers, primary care doctors, pediatricians, and OB-GYNs are covered in the align Optimum Choice cost-share and focus Optimum Choice cost-share.

Flexible Choice

Flexible Choice - Includes all remaining providers in the BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York network that are not in the align Optimum Choice cost-share.

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Optimum Choice

 

All Catholic Health facilities

  • Kenmore Mercy Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
  • Mount Saint Mary’s Hospital
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital (Saint Joseph’s)

Other facilities

  • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital
  • Bradford Regional Medical Center
  • BryLin Hospital
  • Buffalo VA Medical Center
  • Eastern Niagara Health System
  • John R. Oishei Children's Hospital (formerly Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo)
  • Medina Memorial Hospital
  • Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Westfield Memorial Hospital
  • Woman’s Christian Association (WCA) Hospital

*All emergency care, urgent care centers, primary care doctors, pediatricians, and OB-GYNs are covered in the align Optimum Choice cost-share and focus Optimum Choice cost-share.

Flexible Choice

Flexible Choice - Includes all remaining providers in the BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York network that are not in the align Optimum Choice cost-share.

Need More Help?

View our Tiered Benefit Plans Brochure. For more information, contact your BlueCross BlueShield account executive or broker today. We'll take the time to understand your needs and find the plan that works best for your life, health, and budget.