On June 26, 2013, EmblemHealth merged GHI HMO Select, Inc. into HIP Health Plan of New York. GHI HMO providers received notices of the merger. For now, the merger does not affect how providers conduct business with us. Please continue to follow all current GHI HMO processes.
Starting July 23, 2013:
Manual and Electric Breast Pump Availability
Members with coverage* may purchase manual and electric breast pumps (HSPCS codes: E0602 and E0603) directly from an EmblemHealth durable medical equipment vendor with a prescription. No prior approval is needed.
Members should request a prescription from their provider in the last trimester of their pregnancy, but can obtain a prescription at any time pre- or post-delivery. This benefit covers one breast pump in a 12-month period.
*Not a benefit for Family Health Plus and certain commercial plan members.
See patient's eligibility and benefits on our secure Web site at www.emblemhealth.com.
Download Our Confidentiality Protocols for Endangered/Domestic Violence Victims
New York State Insurance Law § 2612 governs the confidentiality protocols for domestic violence victims and endangered individuals. EmblemHealth will accommodate a reasonable request for a covered individual to receive claims-related communications from us by an alternate means or at an alternate location, if the member delivers to us a valid order of protection against the policyholder or other person or indicates they are a victim of domestic violence or endangered by the disclosure of certain information to the policyholder. More
Review your information now to ensure you are correctly listed in our EmblemHealth directories. If any of your information has changed or is inaccurate, just follow our simple instructions to update your profile online. Can't update your information online? Fax your changes to our Provider Modifications team at 1-877-889-9061.
Group Health Incorporated (GHI), HIP Health Plan of New York (HIP), HIP Insurance Company of New York and EmblemHealth Services Company, LLC are EmblemHealth companies. EmblemHealth Services Company, LLC provides administrative services to the EmblemHealth companies.