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Get to Know Our Unique Approach to Value-Based Care

"Health care doesn’t have to be expensive. It has to be caring, it has to be efficient, and we have to use these health care dollars where we get the biggest bang for our buck." -Dr. Lou Bonavita, CNY Family Care LLP We all recognize that health care costs are continuously on the rise. It Read More »

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What’s New for 2024

At Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, we’re making employee wellbeing more accessible than ever in 2024.   It’s all part of our Synchronized Health approach to ensuring a healthier, happier workforce – at work and at home. Because when we do that, everybody benefits.  Here's a look at what's new this year. ThriveWell℠ Introducing ThriveWell, a digital homebase dedicated Read More »

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Finding Ways to Address Everyone’s Wellbeing Needs

Most times when we hear health and wellbeing we attribute it to our physical state, but wellbeing is more than just getting a step count in for the day. Wellbeing is the state of being comfortable, healthy and happy. This can come in many different forms and doesn’t look the same for all. Your employees Read More »

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Creating a Culture of Workplace Wellbeing

Today, depression and anxiety are some of the most common conditions faced by employees. That’s why, for employer groups, it’s important to keep workplace wellbeing top of mind. By providing mental health resources, stress management tools and education on mindfulness and meditation, you can better support your current workers while improving the way you attract Read More »

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Integrated Benefits Bring Real Value

High-quality, affordable health care for all is a goal everyone can identify with. It’s a critical issue in our nation today, as it impacts all of us, including people with serious and chronic health conditions and those fortunate enough to enjoy excellent health. But the reality is health care in the U.S. today is complex, Read More »

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Breaking Down Barriers to Optimal Health Benefits Everybody

The impact of barriers to care on employees and businesses Health Equity. This concept has been studied since the early nineteenth century by people involved in public health, sociology, and political economics.1 It’s also near and dear to our mission as a local not-for-profit health plan in Upstate New York. But only recently has it Read More »

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Understanding and Avoiding Employee Burnout

Explore strategies to address and reduce work-related stress. The shifting workplace The COVID-19 pandemic triggered one of the most significant changes to the workforce in generations, shifting the workplace for many of us from conference room to living room practically overnight. This “new normal” has had a transformational impact on the work experience, bringing change Read More »

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How to Support Employees with High-Cost Conditions

Even though high-cost claimants represent only about 1% of members, they drive nearly a third of the health care costs for many employer health plans.1 These are usually members with chronic or complex conditions who are managing multiple health concerns at once. For them, the pressure can be overwhelming, leading to unexpected absences, loss of Read More »

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