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Upstate Uninsured Rate at Historic Low

Upstate’s Uninsured Rate Remains at Historic Low; NYS Rate Is the Lowest Ever Recorded Just 5.7 percent of the New York state population is without health insurance, according to a Univera Healthcare analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey. That’s a historic low number of uninsured in the state, and a full three points lower than the national uninsured rate of 8.7... »

High Blood Pressure?

Take Charge of Your Health! By Richard Vienne, D.O. Thousands of adults in our region are putting their health at risk by failing to do what they can to manage their high blood pressure. According to research by Univera Healthcare, more than 400,000 Western New York adults have been diagnosed with high blood pressure. Amazingly, one third of them report not having made any changes to their diet or... »

Tips for a Healthier U

  Each Wednesday on Eyewitness News (Channel 7) at 5am, 5pm and 6pm, Univera Healthcare Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Vienne shares health and wellness tips for A Healthier U. Topics include staying safe in the sun while reducing the risk for skin cancer, a telemedicine app to download before your next family vacation, health tips for parents of kids heading off to coll... »

Univera Looks for Owners of Unclaimed Funds

Univera Healthcare Looking for Owners of “Unclaimed Funds” More than 10,400 individuals and companies in New York state have forgotten more than $2.1 million in checks issued by Univera Healthcare and its parent company. This isn’t money left in their pockets, but is in the form of unclaimed checks issued in 2014 to members and providers. A complete list of names of people and companie... »

Writing Your Own Final Chapter

It’s about writing your own final chapter National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), April 16, is a day to encourage everyone ages 18 and older to have family discussions about personal values and beliefs, to choose a spokesperson, and to complete a health care proxy. “Most people near the end of life lack the ability to make their own decisions about the treatment they wish to receive, as well as ... »

Don’t Risk Your Life – Colon Cancer

Get screened for colon cancer   Tens of thousands of adults in upstate New York are gambling with their health by choosing not to be screened for colon cancer, according to research findings reported by Univera Healthcare. Among those adults who are not screened, only one in four are reporting that a doctor or health professional has recommended that they be tested for colon cancer. Colon can... »

Worst February in Years for Flu!

Univera Healthcare Says This is the Worst February in Years for Cases of the Flu Univera Healthcare reviewed New York State statistics on confirmed cases of the flu for the past three flu seasons and found that once again, February looks to be when the flu begins to peak. February of this year produced nearly the same number of confirmed flu cases reported in all of last year and more than all of ... »

Univera Offering Child Health Plus and Medicaid

Univera Healthcare now offers Child Health Plus and Medicaid in Erie County Univera Healthcare is pleased to announce its offering Child Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care and MyHealthPlusSM, our new Health and Recovery Plan (HARP) in Erie County. “We’re excited to offer these health plans to the underserved and uninsured residents of Erie County, stated Art Wingerter, president of Univera Healthc... »

Health Plan Awards Hospitals $24.2 Million

Health Plan Awards Hospitals $24.2 Million for Quality Improvements Thirty-eight upstate New York hospitals and health centers, including eight in Western New York, shared $24.2 million in quality improvement incentives paid by Univera Healthcare and its Rochester parent. Quality incentives reflect 2017 performance against specific quality measures. Since the program launched in 2005, the health i... »

Internships Available at Univera Healthcare

About 60 summer internship positions available at Univera Healthcare and its Corporate Parent Univera Healthcare and its Rochester-based parent have about 60 summer internship positions available for college students at its locations in across upstate New York. Summer internship positions include jobs in information technology, marketing, customer operations, finance, human resources, corporate co... »

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