Westchester Medical Center/ Bon Secours

OU Health is pleased to report that BlueCross BlueShield has officially reached an agreement with Westchester Medical Center/ Bon Secours through March 31, 2022. The facilities and physicians are in network retro to June 1, 2019. We thank you for your support and patience during this process.

Ambulance benefit change – 7/1/2019

The Orange Ulster School Districts Health Plan has updated its Ambulance Benefits, effective July 1, 2019. As of July 1st, the Plan Benefits will only require a $70 co-payment for In- Network Ambulance services with a $70 co-payment for Out-of-Network Ambulance services up to the Plan’s Reasonable & Customary Allowance. Download PDF – Ambulance benefit Read More

Quest Lab Card Select

OU Health participates in the Quest Lab Card Select program. By using Quest Diagnostics Lab Card Select program for your lab tests ordered by your doctor, you reduce your copay cost from $25 to $5. A $20 savings to you! The labcard.com website does not list OU Health benefits. To review the Plan’s Coverage Summary, Read More

Specialty Radiology

Costly CAT Scans, MRIs or PET Scans require you to pay a co-pay of $50 if performed at a hospital, or $25 from a freestanding radiology facility. You can reduce your co-pay to zero! Here’s how: Have the prescribing physician call HealthCare Strategies (HCS) at 1 (800) 764-3433 (on your ID card) and advise which test Read More


The Empire Blue Cross & Blue Shield offers their “Live Health On-Line” program to embers enrolled in the OU Health Plan! What is it Easy, fast doctor visits from the comfort of your home, using your computer or mobile device, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! How do i use it ? Sign Read More

OU Health Flu Vaccine 2019

The OU Health Plan has arranged with CVS Caremark to offer a Zero Co-Pay Seasonal Flu Vaccine to members of the Plan. As long as the OU Health Plan is primary for you and your dependents then you are eligible to receive the Flu Vaccine at zero cost. Download PDF OU Health Flu Vaccine 2019

This is a Blue Cross Blue Shield required communication

Inter-Plan Arrangements Model Simplified Member Benefit Booklet Disclosure Language HMO/PPO/POS/EPO/Traditional Out-of-Area Services Overview We have a variety of relationships with other Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield Licensees. Generally, these relationships are called “Inter-Plan Arrangements.” These Inter-Plan Arrangements work based on rules and procedures issued by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (“Association”). Whenever you access Read More

OU Health Announces Plan Changes Effective July 1, 2016

July 1, 2016 Plan changes announced by OUSDHP Directors The Orange Ulster School Districts Health Plan’s Board of Directors is announcing benefit changes to the OU Health Plan, for 2016. Unfortunately, due to the additional costs of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), such as ACA taxes, fees and mandated benefits that the Plan must provide Read More

Envision Rx HIPAA breach update

I am writing to provide an update on the incident involving a number of OU Health Plan members. As you may know, Envision Rx discovered the issue on October 5, 2015 upon receiving notice from our office that some Plan members reported receiving letters containing other member’s prescription drug information. Upon our notifying Envision Rx, Read More

Anthem Data Breach – Credit Monitoring Services Available

This is the latest from Anthem Health regarding the data breach of their system: Last week, we made you aware that Anthem was the target of a very sophisticated external, cyber attack.  Since that time,  we have been working around the clock continuing their assistance in the FBI investigation; analyzing the data to understand the impact; responding to Read More

Anthem Data Breach

As you may be aware of by now, Anthem Health, the parent company of Empire BC/BS was the target of cyber attack that exposed a variety of information regarding Private Health Information (PHI) to hackers.  Due to the working relationship that the Plan has with Empire, we feel that our member’s PHI exposure is very Read More

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Westchester Medical Center/ Bon Secours
Tuesday,July 2 2019

OU Health is pleased to report that BlueCross BlueShield has officially reached an agreement with Westchester Medical Center/ Bon Read More

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