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Why EmblemHealth?

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The EmblemHealth Difference

EmblemHealth is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit health insurers, serving more than three million people in New York City and the tristate area. For the past 80 years, EmblemHealth has been taking care of New York’s heart and soul, its people. Today, health care is more complex than ever. That’s why we remain committed to finding new ways to deliver quality care at affordable prices.

80 Years
Taking care of people
3 Million
Members in New York and tristate area
Neighborhood Care locations for support and wellness

Affordable Coverage

We believe in health care for all of us— and that means quality coverage that everyone can afford. Our products, programs and partnerships deliver value in a number of ways, including:

  • Investing in Our Members

    As a not-for-profit, we reinvest in our organization, members and communities.

  • Helping You Stay Healthy

    Our Neighborhood Care locations offer free wellness and fitness classes.

  • Pharmacy Management

    Our robust pharmacy management program helps keep drug costs low.

  • Quality Over Quantity

    We work with providers to find solutions that consider your health over the long term, not just quick fixes.

  • Best-in-Class Care

    Our Centers of Excellence provide access to top-level care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 1 and Hospital for Special Surgery 2.

Care and Support for a Healthier You

Through our expansive network and partnerships, we offer access to quality care, support and resources that empower members to achieve their health goals.

AdvantageCare Physicians

Caring for the Whole You

A primary and specialty care practice providing quality, personalized care to more than half a million patients in all five boroughs and Long Island.

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care

Support in the Neighborhood

A place where members and non-members can learn and develop healthy behaviors, and get access to community resources to help address any barriers to their health.

24/7 Nurse Line

Care a Call Away

EmblemHealth’s Nurse Line is available to all members. Our trained nurses can help you with your issue or guide you to additional care.

Live Well

Healthy Living Every Day

Information, articles, programs, support and more to help you live healthier each day or manage a chronic health condition

Health Plans

Explore our Plans

We offer plans for individuals and families, large and small businesses, retirees, municipalities, and more.   

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1 MSK-Best Hospitals, U.S. News & World Report, National Cancer 2018-2019, https://www.mskcc.org/u-s-news-world-report-names-msk-top-hospital-cancer-care.

2 HSS-Best Hospitals, U.S. News & World Report, National Orthopedics 2018-2019, Best Hospitals, U.S. News & World Report, National Rheumatology 2018-2019, https://www.hss.edu/newsroom_us-news-rankings-2018.asp.