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Health Headlines for March 4, 2022

Excellus BCBS joins effort aimed at reducing insulin prices for diabetic

Rochester Business Journal

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield other Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies join an initiative to manufacture and distribute insulins at significantly lower prices.

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WNY health plans to pay $68 million of incentives to providers

Buffalo Business First

Hospitals and health care providers are set to receive millions in incentive payments from health insurance companies for quality improvements made in 2021.

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How much would Single Payer healthcare system cost in New York?

A government-run Single Payer health care system in New York would also have unpredictable and potentially harmful impacts for the state’s overall economy.

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Advocates rally for health care regardless of immigration status


The proposed “Coverage for All” legislation would allow low-income undocumented New Yorkers to enroll in the state’s Essential Plan for health coverage.

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