Non-profit health plan approved to offer products in 11 additional counties Fidelis Care, a Statewide health plan with more than 1.1 million members, announces approval from the New York State Department of Health to offer Marketplace products in 11 new counties for 2015. When open enrollment begins on November 15, residents in 55 of 62 counties will have the option of choosing a metal-level product offered by Fidelis Care.  “In 2014, more than 50,000 individuals chose a metal-level product from Fidelis Care, proving to us that there is a true need for quality, affordable health insurance coverage,” said Rev. Patrick J. Frawley, [...]
Last Week • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Medicaid, NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace
Health insurance can seem very complicated at times. Here are some basic tips to help you get started. 1. Where do I start? Start by choosing a Primary Care Provider (PCP). This doctor will be your health care partner and the provider you see for most appointments. Visit our Provider Directory to search for nearby providers. Enter "Primary Care Provider" as a Type to see only PCPs. If you need a PCP, ask relatives and friends for recommendations. If you already have a PCP, check the Directory or call your doctor’s office to make sure he or she is part of the Fidelis [...]
With many choices and variables, selecting the right Medicare coverage can be difficult. Fidelis Care is making it simple, with help from the Fidelis Affordable Care Advisor.  Found on Fidelis Care’s website,, the Fidelis Affordable Care Advisor is an online calculator that now includes Medicare Advantage products. Seniors only need to enter basic personal information, and the Fidelis Affordable Care Advisor compares the benefits and costs of available products, along with the benefits and costs associated with Original Medicare. It also lets seniors know if they may qualify for income-based Dual Advantage products, where available. As a final step, it [...]
11/3/2014 • Posted by Fidelis Care • in For Members
A new Provider Search tool, completely redesigned to make browsing our network of 64,000 providers simple and easy, is now available on  New features include the ability to: Filter results by your specific product; Search for provider, hospital, vision, dental, or pharmacy; Auto-complete provider name, group name, etc.; Filter down results by city, ages served, language, provider type, speciality, and county; Sort results by name, city, distance from you, and more; Access one-click directions for driving, walking, and public transit; and [...]
10/29/2014 • Posted by Fidelis Care • in For Members, Health & Wellness
Fidelis Care's Case Managers Provide Individual Support, Attention Do you sometimes find it hard to keep track of all the details of your health care? Would you like to work one-on-one with a caring professional who can answer your questions, help you plan and schedule doctors’ appointments, or keep track of medications? As a Fidelis Care member, you can work with your own Case Manager - a health care partner who will provide you with the information and ongoing support that you need for your physical, social, and emotional well being. We believe that the more you know about taking care of your health, the healthier you’ll be, with a better quality of [...]
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