Why Empire?

At Empire BlueCross and BlueShield, we know how important it is for employers to keep their employees healthy and productive while keeping their costs down. That's why we make sure they have the right tools to help employees get healthier—physically, emotionally and financially.

Through our innovative wellness programs, quality provider network and valuable preventive coverage, Empire health plans help reduce the need for costly care in the first place. That can save money for your clients and their employees.

As you know, Empire programs are supported by outstanding service and effective communications. No wonder nearly 400 of our country's Fortune 500 companies count on Blue Cross Blue Shield for their health plan solutions.

For example, 69% refilled a high blood pressure Rx when reminded.1

Our disease management programs contributed to a 32% decrease in associated emergency room visits, a 20% decrease in associated inpatient admissions, and a 7% drop in the number of inpatient days.

Members report more than 50% reduction in missed days of work due to their condition.2

With local service and the strength of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand, Empire delivers measurable results and real value—now and for the long term. We're committed to helping your clients get the most for their health care dollars, helping employees improve their health and quality of life, and helping you sell and serve your clients.

Program availability varies by funding-type. For questions or more information, please contact your Empire representative.

1. Based on internal review of current MyHealth participants; members acted within twelve months of receiving the initial MyHealth Note and may have been messaged more than once. These changes are associated with, but may not be exclusively caused by, the MyHealth Advantage Program.

2. Results are from a recent, three-year internal analysis of diabetes, CAD and HF programs for CO and NV. For clients included in the study, service delivery began in September 2002, Asthma and COPD were added in 2007 (275,000 total members; 12,000 participating in Condition Management). Study Code: 140750.