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The New York State Conference of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans (NYSCOP) is a partnership of New York Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, including Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York. These health insurance plans offer comprehensive health coverage across the State. Combined, these plans provide health insurance coverage to nearly six million enrollees – almost one third of all New Yorkers.

NYSCOP is dedicated to educating the public and New York State decision-makers on issues related the cost, access and quality of health care and health insurance. NYSCOP’s main area of focus is New York State’s legislative and budget process. We issue memorandums in opposition or support of legislation to make sure lawmakers are aware of key concerns. We highlight the impact of key budget initiatives. NYSCOP also conducts in-depth research and analysis and produces reports and fact sheets.

To find out more about our health insurance plans, click on the links below:

Empire BlueCross BlueShield

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

To learn more about the New York State Conference Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, please contact [email protected]