WINTER 2013

Upcoming Medical Record Audits for 2013

EmblemHealth conducts regular audits of medical records to ensure compliance with state, local and oversight agencies. We have provided you a list of some of the audits you can expect in 2013 and some of the anticipated changes in the audit process. more

Spring Access Surveys Begin Soon

NYSDOH has established appointment availability access standards to measure and improve patient access to practitioners. NYSDOH-mandated appointment and availability access surveys will begin in April 2013. more

Introducing EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care

New York is our home and we want to make our communities healthier and happier. We are bringing a new type of care to our communities – EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care in Harlem and Cambria Heights, with more to come. more

Annual CAHPS Surveys Beginning

The annual Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) surveys will be conducted soon for Medicare, Medicaid and adult commercial members. The quality of your interactions with our members, your patients, is reflected in these surveys. more

Improvements to Our Online Doctor Search

We’ve taken our members' and your feedback about our Online Doctor Search feature and made some improvements. more

EmblemHealth Among the Healthiest Companies to Work For

EmblemHealth was recently ranked by Greatist.com as being one of the top 44 healthiest companies to work for nationally. more

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