Why You Should Choose EmblemHealth

Caring for people is a job we take very seriously. We’re committed to living up to

this responsibility and focused on making your health care accessible,

approachable and understandable. It’s been our promise for some 70 years now,


All of our Members Deserve a Healthier Future

We’ve invested in the programs that you want and need. Our preventive care and

wellness programs are industry recognized and focused on improving your

overall health in meaningful ways. We’re well positioned to work with and

help you in your journey to better health.  

Great Health Care and Responsive Service Go Hand-in-Hand

No one wants to be just a number on an ID card. We’re making the

improvements that you want to see. It’s why we’re committed to offering

personalized attention and service that lets you know that we care.

But most importantly, we’re open to discovering ways to do better and be better

for you.

Quality Care Can Only be Delivered by Quality Providers

A health plan is only as good as the doctors and hospitals that provide care to its

members. We make it easier for you to get the care you want and need by

offering access to an extensive network of New York’s top doctors and the

region’s premier hospitals. We want you to choose the best plan for your

particular health care needs.

We Care About You and Your Health Care Needs

From the people we hire, the programs we design and the providers we

select — we’re working to put your care first every day. Our commitment to

caring for members like you is long-standing, proven and stronger than ever.

We know what care feels like: Stay healthy, get well and live better with


Our Mission and Values

The EmblemHealth Promise

Upstate, downstate or tri-state—those who rely on EmblemHealth can depend on us to stand by our commitment of service, accessibility and innovation.

Our mission and our values mean everything. It's who we are and how EmblemHealth has always done business.

EmblemHealth’s mission is our promise to the people we serve. It is our code of civility—how members of the organization behave and interact with one another, our members, our providers and partners.

Our mission is simple: To provide access to affordable, quality health coverage in ways that respect and respond to people’s fundamental needs.

EmblemHealth Fulfills Its Mission by:

  • Providing members with a broad range of benefits and conscientious service;
  • Striving to simplify the provider experience;
  • Offering our purchasers high value;
  • Working with government to increase access to coverage; and
  • Partnering with the communities in which we live and work to improve their overall health.


Our Values Guide How We Act. They serve as the foundation for all exchanges within our organization and also with our members, providers and partners. Our values are key to our success:

  • Show Respect: We need to be straightforward in our dealings with people. Listen and communicate thoughtfully and clearly. Treat others as you want to be treated.
  • Demonstrate Integrity: We must hold ourselves to high ethical standards. Do what is right, not just what is easy.
  • Practice Collaboration: We need to work together if we are going to succeed. Be transparent in your dealings with others by sharing information, knowledge and expertise.
  • Take the Initiative: On our own, and as teams, we must develop - and follow through on - ideas that will have a positive impact on our business. Recognize that taking measured risks is essential to our success.
  • Embrace Accountability: We have to take responsibility for our actions and the effect they have on others. Have the courage to own the results of your work.