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What is Empire's 360° Health® program?
A total health solution that helps members become more healthy, or live better with a condition, while lowering the cost of health care.
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Large, quality network with the best doctors1 and the best hospitals2

Members have access to the largest physician network in New York,3 which includes the highest number of New York magazine's "Best Doctors in New York."1 That's over 82,000+ provider locations and 147 hospitals in New York and the bordering counties in New Jersey and Connecticut.3

The largest national healthcare network in America provides our members with access to 90% of all hospitals and 80% of all doctors in the United States4 through the BlueCard® program. That equals 668,000+ provider locations and over 8,500 hospitals nationwide.

Plan flexibility

Members can choose any provider, whether they are in-network or out-of-network.

No claim forms for in-network care.

Freedom to self-refer

Members have the freedom to refer themselves to any specialist. A PCP (Primary Care Physician) is not required.

Worldwide Coverage

BlueCard® Worldwide provides healthcare coverage for members traveling in Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, Asia, the South Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.

Employer advantage

Empire's PPO plan is an excellent solution for employers who wish to offer employees in-network and out-of-network benefits at a competitive price.

Look for options enabling you to reach lower price-points on our premium network.

360° Health® — A Revolution in Care

A comprehensive suite of health programs and services to help keep members healthy, help to reduce absenteeism and increase productivity:5

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Additional healthcare products

Pharmacy Management

Dental plans

Managed Vision Care

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