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Enhanced Personal Health Care

Enhanced Personal Health Care

Get personalized care from your doctor

When you have to navigate the health care system, do you sometimes feel like you're on an assembly line? Like you're just a number — just one of many patients being shuffled through the system? That's no way to treat patients — you want to get off the assembly line. We know how you feel. That's the reason behind Enhanced Personal Health Care, from Empire. It's the opposite of conveyor belt treatment.

Helpful Health Resources

Real Health Stories℠

Real Health Stories℠

Find resources to help you navigate today's health care system. Watch videos and check out real stories on how health coverage works for everyday people. Like us on Facebook at Follow us on Twitter at @HealthJoinIn. Find our videos at or at

Wellness Programs

Health, Prevention and Wellness Programs

The Administration on Aging is a government agency that supports programs to help older adults stay healthy and independent. Learn more about these programs including Disease Prevention, Falls Prevention and Medicare Outreach at .

Extra Help

Medicare Extra Help

Get help with questions about eligibility requirements for Medicare coverage at . Medicare beneficiaries eligible for special subsidy programs must complete income verification forms through the Social Security Administration (SSA). People with limited incomes may qualify for Extra Help to pay for their prescription drug costs. You can learn more about Extra Help and apply at You can also contact the SSA at 1-800-772-1213 TTY 1-800-325-0778.

Health Resources for Seniors

Health Resources for Seniors

This U.S. government resource provides information about health issues specifically affecting seniors including doctors and healthcare facilities, Medicare and Medicaid. Learn more at

Quality of Care

centers of medical excellence

Centers of Medical Excellence

Center of Medical Excellence (CME) is a title we give to programs in our transplant network who offer a high quality of care. They must also show that they are well-run and meet certain standards.

blue distinction centers

Blue Distinction Centers

Hospitals or other centers of care that meet tough standards for quality care may earn the title Blue Distinction Center for Specialty Care. We’ve worked with expert doctors to come up with these standards. Every 18 to 36 months, centers must prove again that they deserve this title.

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Blue Precision doctor recognition program Downstate / Upstate

Doctors who meet certain quality and cost standards may earn Anthem's Blue Precision title. Look for a Blue Precision logo next to doctors' names when you use our Find a Doctor search tool. Full Program Details

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Cost Methodology

quality improvement program

Quality Improvement Program

We measure the quality and safety of the medical care and programs you use. The results tell us what's working to help improve our members' health. Plus, they tell us where we should make any changes. Members log in to learn more about our program.

Journey Forward

Journey Forward

These days, more and more people survive cancer. But once treatment ends, many survivors feel a bit lost and unsure about their next steps. That is why Journey Forward was created. This program deals with the need for Survivors and their doctors to work as a team after active treatment comes to an end.

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