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  • First-of-its-kind survey shows early acceptance of telemedicine in Upstate NY (February 22, 2017)
  • Excellus BCBS makes $90,000 in Community Health Awards available to nonprofits in upstate NY (January 11, 2017)
  • Watch out flu, this year’s vaccine has your number (December 12, 2016)
  • Telemedicine Visits in Upstate NY Are Likely to Surge Next Year (November 29, 2016)
  • Many who live with diabetes are ignoring basic health recommendations (November 02, 2016)
  • Upstate New Yorkers are not immune to antibiotic-resistant “super bugs” (October 11, 2016)
  • Analysis shows Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s economic impact to Upstate NY (July 05, 2016)
  • Excellus BCBS launches Choosing Wisely® “Microsite” (June 27, 2016)
  • New York's End-of-Life Planning Movement Draws Praise and International Interest (June 13, 2016)
  • Excellus BCBS Looking for Owners of “Unclaimed Funds” (April 25, 2016)
  • Alternatives for “Potentially Preventable” NYS Hospital ER Visits Examined (April 06, 2016)
  • More people are undergoing surgery and taking opiates to treat back pain (March 09, 2016)
  • Avoid tax penalty woes - Sign up year-round for $0/$20 health plan (March 07, 2016)
  • Upstate New York’s Uninsured Rate is 52 Percent Lower than U.S. Rate (February 25, 2016)
  • Excellus BCBS Awards Hospitals $22.4 Million for Quality Improvements (February 04, 2016)
  • Excellus BCBS makes $87,000 in Community Health Awards available to nonprofits in upstate NY (January 12, 2016)
  • If you plan to quit smoking in 2016, e-cigarettes may not be the answer (December 10, 2015)
  • Excellus BCBS Earns Top Marks in 2016 Corporate Equality Index (November 18, 2015)
  • Too many people avoid one step to be flu-free (November 12, 2015)
  • Excellus BCBS to offer new health plan for $0 or $20 a month (October 22, 2015)
  • Excellus BCBS report details obesity's impact on health and health care spending (October 19, 2015)
  • Most people don’t need vitamin D testing (August 26, 2015)
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield members get more medical benefits than standards require (August 04, 2015)
  • U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Insurance Coverage Appears to Have Had No Impact on Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Members (June 25, 2015)
  • New Excellus BlueCross BlueShield infographic discourages scheduling early deliveries (May 26, 2015)
  • Excellus BCBS Looking for Owners of “Forgotten Funds” (April 21, 2015)
  • Upstate Survey Findings: Four out of 10 adults with chronic conditions report non-adherence to prescriptions; Two out of 10 say they aren't compliant with their antibiotics (March 24, 2015)
  • Excellus BCBS among first health plans in U.S. to embrace Choosing Wisely, an initiative to reduce unnecessary care (March 10, 2015)
  • New Report Links Leading Causes of Death in Upstate New York to Personal Behaviors and Lifestyle Factors (October 23, 2008)
  • Excellus BCBS Wins Diversity Award (August 07, 2008)
  • Excellus BCBS touts new relief for allergies, heartburn and the high cost of brand-name drugs (March 25, 2008)