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Oct 02, 2014, 10:13 ET

Study from EmblemHealth Celebrates New Yorkers' Hometown Pride, Aligning with 75-Year-Old Nonprofit's Brand Identity of NYC's Neighborhood Health and Wellness Company

New York is definitely still the city that doesn't sleep, but it's no longer a place where people are too busy to give you the time of day. While...

Jun 06, 2014, 11:12 ET

EmblemHealth Earns Silver in Healthyroads "Fit Company" Employer Wellness Awards

EmblemHealth, the New York-based health insurer and wellness company, has been named a silver award winner in the fourth annual Healthyroads Fit...

Dec 12, 2013, 11:00 ET
EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care in Manhattan's Chinatown.  (PRNewsFoto/EmblemHealth)

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Opens in Chinatown

 EmblemHealth, the New York-based health insurer and wellness company, has opened its third EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care, an inviting place...

Oct 16, 2013, 10:35 ET

EmblemHealth Medicare Plan Receives Four Stars for Quality Highest of Any HMO in the New York City Region

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded EmblemHealth's Medicare HMO plan an overall rating of four stars for quality,...

Sep 11, 2013, 10:00 ET

EmblemHealth Named by URAC as Award Finalist for Health Plan Best Practices

 EmblemHealth has been named as a Health Plan Best Practice Award 2013 finalist by URAC, a leading health care accreditation...

Aug 08, 2013, 10:19 ET

EmblemHealth and Advance Care Alliance, LLC Announce Collaboration to Manage Integrated Services For Persons With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

 EmblemHealth, the largest New York-based health insurer, and Advance Care Alliance (ACA), a newly formed entity owned in partnership by...

Aug 07, 2013, 16:25 ET

EmblemHealth Programs Eliminate Need for Rate Increase in 2014

As a result of investments in coordination of patient care and expanded programs to improve quality and wellness, EmblemHealth informed New York...

Aug 01, 2013, 09:00 ET

EmblemHealth Offers Lifestyle Program to Reduce Risk of Diabetes

 EmblemHealth, the largest New York-based health insurer, will enroll up to 100 people this year into a program proven to reduce the risk of...

Jul 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

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

 EmblemHealth announced today that its Select Care Silver Plan, with a premium of $386 per month, is one of the most competitively priced...

Jul 17, 2013, 09:30 ET

EmblemHealth Helps New Yorkers Make Healthier Food Choices

EmblemHealth is working with GrowNYC and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to provide health and nutrition...

Jun 27, 2013, 09:00 ET

American Heart Association Lauds EmblemHealth for Commitment to Employee Health and Wellness

For the third year in a row, the American Heart Association (AHA) has named EmblemHealth a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Company for its efforts to...

May 15, 2013, 16:00 ET

Anthony L. Watson Retires As Chairman and CEO Of EmblemHealth

 EmblemHealth Chairman and CEO Anthony L. Watson today announced his retirement, effective May 31, 2013, after a combined 28 years with...

Mar 28, 2013, 10:36 ET

EmblemHealth Study In Journal of General Internal Medicine Finds Implementation of Patient-Centered Medical Homes Improves Quality and Efficiency

 An EmblemHealth project found evidence that practice redesign and embedded care management in general adult primary care practices using the...

Feb 25, 2013, 10:32 ET

EmblemHealth Supports the Creation of One of the Largest Physician Practices in New York Area to Improve Quality of Care and Patient Health

Four New York City and Long Island medical groups, with whom EmblemHealth has had longstanding relationships, have come together to form...

Jan 23, 2013, 10:00 ET

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Launches in Harlem and Queens

 EmblemHealth, the largest New York-based health insurer, today announces EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care, a new initiative that will integrate...

Oct 10, 2012, 11:49 ET

EmblemHealth Partners with CDC and AHIP to Bring National Program to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes to New York City

EmblemHealth is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) to offer an...

Sep 14, 2012, 09:57 ET

EmblemHealth Companies Receive URAC Accreditation In Health Utilization Management

 Two EmblemHealth companies, Group Health Incorporated (GHI) and HIP Health Plan of New York (HIP), have received Accreditation in Health...

Sep 11, 2012, 10:30 ET

Research Findings Show That Support Significantly Helps Small Practices Achieve Patient-Centered Medical Home Status, According to Independent Study in Journal of General Internal Medicine

 Achieving Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) status has become a priority for primary care practices to accomplish improved patient outcomes...

Sep 07, 2012, 11:16 ET

American Heart Association Honors EmblemHealth for Promoting Employee Health and Wellness for Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, the American Heart Association (AHA) has recognized EmblemHealth as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Company, a program...

Aug 22, 2012, 10:08 ET

EmblemHealth Pilot Program Documents the Value of Providing Additional Care and Services to Members after Hospitalization

Patients receiving additional services and medical care after hospitalization had fewer hospital readmissions, and the savings outweighed the cost...