Archived Blog Posts

Get Your New Member ID Card

If you did not receive your new insurance card, starting 7/1/2022, you can download your new card by visiting the Highmark website. Scroll down the page until you see “Member Portal Assistance.” Click on the…

Update – Doctor On Demand

We would like to remind our Blue Shield members that Doctor on Demand will need your new Highmark Blue Shield insurance information for visits as of 7/1/2022. Th…

Preferred Plans Continue to be…Preferred

The Trust provides alternate benefit options because the Board of Trustees understands that different members have different circumstances and different coverage needs.

Prescription Drug Program Best Practices

Rising drug prices is one of today’s most discussed health care topics, and with good reason: double-digit price hikes for brand-name drugs are becoming more commonplace.

Introducing Telemedicine

Telemedicine is a convenient, cost-effective and timesaving alternative to the emergency room, urgent care center or your regular doctor for simple common concerns.

Prescription Drug Program Changes

In the fall, the Trust launched a partnership with CVS Health to provide the Trust’s self-insured prescription drug benefits, which were previously provided through Blue Shield of Northeastern New York.