Posted in Insurance, Training, Updates

Empire BCBS (an Anthem Company)- New Provider Network Updates- for 2020

Episode 3

As of 01/01/2020 Empire BlueCross BlueShield will launch an NEW provider network.

The name of this network will be “Connection”.

The coverage area will be Downstate New York area: Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and Rockland

The network will be available for Local and National Small and Large Groups.

There will be word “Connection” written on the top of patients ID cards.

Please refer to the following list regarding network Prefixes:

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*Please remember both EPO and Gatekeeper EPO do not have out of network benefits. You as a provider have to be in network in order to see members enrolled in these plans.

If you have any further questions, please contact your local Network Management Consultant.



My name is Kate Patskovska, CPB. I am an Independent Medical Biller CPB (AAPC) and an owner of KR2 Medical Billing. KR2 Medical Billing is a full service Consulting/Medical Billing Business that is dedicated to educating, consulting, and overall improving the "financial health" of your medical practice.

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