News from BCBSWNY: Update on Buffalo Medical Group & BCBSWNY Network

Dear Agents & Brokers, Recently, BCBSWNY Medicare Advantage members with a Buffalo Medical Group (BMG) primary care provider received a communication from BMG stating that their primary care providers may no longer be in-network as of July 2021. This information was not accurate. BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and ... Read More

Plan Alert: BCBSWNY and BSNENY

Med Supp Plans Now Available! BlueShield of Northeastern New York and BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is excited to announce that agents/brokers can now sell the Medicare Supplement plans, G and N, in the respective service areas in New York. BCBSWNY and BSNENY are excited to offer these new ... Read More

News from BCBSWNY: Access to UPMC Hamot

Effective immediately, BlueCross and BlueShield of Western New York has directly contracted with UPMC Hamot and their associated physician groups in the Erie, PA area for our Commercial and Medicare Advantage lines of business. All of BCBSWNY’s Commercial, Individual, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Employer Group members can receive healthcare services ... Read More

Excellus Formulary Update for April

The  Medicare Direct Pay Comprehensive Formularies have been updated for April. The version number for the latest formulary is Version 15 Please replace the current formularies with these newly updated formularies: RochDPCompFormulary EastDPCompFormulary BassDPCompFormulary UniDPCompFormulary CNYDPCompFormulary If agents would prefer a hard copy version, please request this by emailing either ... Read More

Updated 2019 Formularies for NENY and WNY

BlueShield of Northeastern New York and BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York have updated their formularies (drug list). These documents outline all of the updates to the formularies as of February 1, 2019. Medicare beneficiaries must use network pharmacies to access their prescription drug benefit.   Download 2019 Formulary BSNENY ... Read More

BCBS of Western NY 2019 Product Training

Join CareValue and BCBSWNY for training on 2019 Plans – RSVP below! BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York’s goal is to develop and provide innovative and cost-effective health care delivery solutions to support the needs of our members, stakeholders, and communities. What sets BCBSWNY apart: Local health care with national ... Read More

New First-Time-Commissionable Products Coming to NY Counties

Get Appointed with BlueCross BlueShield of Western NY for AEP. For the first time ever, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is commissionable on the independent channel and, their top contracts are only available through Care Value.   Call us at 585.577.1010 or submit the contact form below, to learn more ... Read More