Did you know?

Exercise for 150 minutes a week to help lower Type 2 diabetes risk by 58%.


National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse website (accessed March 2014):

Harvard School of Public Health website (accessed March 2014):

Medical College of Wisconsin HealthLink website: Burning Calories with Everyday Activities (accessed March 2014):


Good health is good for business

At Empire BlueCross BlueShield, we understand that the health of your employees has a great impact on the health of your business. That's why we provide a unique blend of health and wellness programs to help keep all of your employees at their healthiest, no matter what shape they are in.

We work together with primary care practices to help members reach their total well-being goals. From providing convenient and more effective access to care, to ensuring people have the tools and technology they need—improving the lives of our members through our holistic approach to health is our number one priority.

We can help your bottom line, too

Today 1 in 3 Americans is covered by an Empire plan, and 379 of the Fortune 500 companies count on Empire to cover their employees. It's because our plans have proven results. They get employees healthier and help businesses lower their health care costs.

Empire health and wellness programs have been proven to save employers money. One Fortune 500 employer has saved $100M by implementing our programs.*

Health improvement programs

Empire offers health improvement programs that point out barriers to getting health exams and routine tests. Then, we encourage preventive care to help people stay healthy long-term.

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Member resources

Sometimes employees need extra support to stay healthy. We offer financial incentives, 24/7 nurses to answer health questions, online health resources and more. It's that extra "push" toward better health.

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Employer tools

We know you are busy. That's why we offer tools that make workplace wellness easier.

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What's new

At Empire, we're always improving how we offer health care. Here's the latest news:

Enhanced Personal Health Care
Discover our employer resource website

Health and Wellness program offerings vary by state. Specific programs are included in your health plan while others may be available for an additional cost. Contact your sales representative or broker for more information.

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