Connecting Our Community COVID-19 Services/Announcements

As we receive messages from various health and service providers, we are sharing them with you! The American Heart Association is doing everything possible in Western New York to protect the people and communities we serve. You may wish to bookmark our online Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources, which will be updated

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Univera Waives COVID-19 Cost Sharing

Univera Healthcare waives COVID-19 cost sharing Univera Healthcare will waive out of pocket costs for COVID-19 medical testing, diagnosis and treatment for its fully insured employer groups, individual market qualified health plans and Medicare Advantage members for the next 60 days. This waives the member’s copayment or

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Telehealth Even More Important Now!

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Telehealth now is a mainstream method of receiving health care Health care visits delivered via telehealth have grown nearly five times over the past four years in upstate New York as awareness of the option has expanded, according to an analysis of claims data by Univera Healthcare.

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Univera Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

Univera Healthcare working on behalf of members, employers and providers to respond to COVID-19 pandemic Uninsured individuals can enroll in Qualified Health Plans between March 16 and April 15 to have coverage effective starting April 1, 2020. Univera Healthcare is working to help its members receive the

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Univera Roswell Grant Supports Colon Cancer Screening Education

Univera Healthcare Grant to Roswell Park Will Support Colon Cancer Screening and Education Program $110,000 grant to help with colon cancer screening Funds will support navigator at Neighborhood Health Center Position will also provide education and outreach Today, Univera Healthcare made a $110,000 grant to Roswell Park

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Are You Sleep-Deprived?

Univera Healthcare Survey Shows too many adults are sleep deprived Four in 10 upstate New York adults are not getting enough sleep, according to a survey commissioned by Univera Healthcare. The recent time change from daylight saving to standard time likely compounded this issue, according to the health

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Empower Honors Five at Annual Luncheon

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2019 – Empower, a not-for-profit organization that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held its fourth annual Living the Values Awards Luncheon at noon on Friday, October 25 at Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave. Awardees included: Jackie McGrath received

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NY Uninsured Rates Reach Best Levels

Upstate and Statewide Uninsured Rates Reach Best Levels Ever Recorded Upstate New York’s health insurance uninsured rate fell to 3.5 percent, the lowest ever recorded, according to Univera Healthcare’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2018 American Community Survey issued today (Thurs.).  In other words, 96.5 percent of

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