EmblemHealth Enters New York Health Exchange With Competitively Priced Individual Plan and Extensive Provider Network

NEW YORK, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EmblemHealth announced today that its Select Care Silver Plan, with a premium of $386 per month, is one of the most competitively priced individual plans that will be offered on the New York Health Benefit Exchange.

Individuals and families enrolling in this plan will have access to EmblemHealth's Select Care Network, which includes approximately 12,000 doctors and other health care providers, and the leading hospitals in all five boroughs of New York City.  This network includes AdvantageCare Physicians, one of the largest physician practices in the New York metropolitan area with 39 locations.

"Our company has a 75-year history of leading the way in health care reform and providing affordable health care for the people of New York. We are committed to continuing in that role as New York State implements the new Health Benefit Exchange," said EmblemHealth President Daniel Finke.

EmblemHealth has been recognized for overall quality of service, access and care by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and New York State's Quality Assurance Reporting Requirements (QARR).  The New York-based insurer offers extensive wellness programs and had done pioneering work to develop Patient-Centered Medical Homes to help people stay healthy, get well and live better.

EmblemHealth is offering a variety of plans on the New York Health Benefit Exchange. For more information, visit www.emblemhealth.com/exchange.

For more information on the New York Health Benefit Exchange, visit www.healthbenefitexchange.ny.gov.

About EmblemHealth:
EmblemHealth, Inc., through its companies Group Health Incorporated (GHI) and HIP Health Plan of New York (HIP), provides quality health care coverage and administrative services to approximately 3.4 million people. Groups and individuals can choose from a variety of PPO, EPO and HMO plans, as well as coverage for prescription drugs and dental and vision care. EmblemHealth offers a choice of networks, including quality doctors and other health care professionals throughout the region, leading acute care hospitals across the tristate area, and physicians and hospitals across all 50 states. For more information, visit www.emblemhealth.com.

SOURCE EmblemHealth



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