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BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has served families in New York since 1936. Your health is our purpose. We can help you get the most from your Medicaid and Child Health Plus benefits!

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn what it is and how you can protect yourself from coronavirus (COVID-19).


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Updates and announcements

Get your free flu shot today!

Give your health the best shot this flu season. Find a plan pharmacy near you.

Children’s Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)

Starting October 1, 2019, BlueCross BlueShield will cover Children’s HCBS for eligible Medicaid members. Learn more in your Member Handbook update:
August 2019 Member Handbook Update – English
August 2019 Member Handbook Update – Spanish
For a description of each HCBS service and other information related to the Children’s Health and Behavioral Health System transformation, visit the State website

LiveHealth Online ― quick and easy access to care

Can’t get to your doctor? Visit a doctor 24/7 through video chat using LiveHealth Online. All you need is your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Don’t wait until your next sick day.

Learn more about LiveHealth Online

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