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Insurance Department News

Lifetime Benefit Solutions (LBS) has been the Third Party Administrator (TPA) for Chemung County's dental plan; however, LBS is no longer providing this service in their line of business.  Excellus has taken over as the TPA for Chemung County's self-insured dental plan effective 7/1/2020.  Excellus mailed ID cards out the week of 6/15/2020.  Please click here for important information regarding this transition you need to know.

Many items are no longer available to be linked to the Excellus Website from our County Website.  These items are available to you by creating your own member account on the Excellus Website.  
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Order/view Excellus ID cards, track your deductible and out-of-pocket maximum, find a doctor/participating provider, view benefits including the current 3-tier formulary, maintenance medication lists for mail order, view your claims, EOB's & more.

Learn more about the TELEMEDICINE benefit through MD LIVE:  Click here
Here is what you need to register for Telemedicine:  Click here
When you are logged in on your Excellus account (see register on Excellus Website), under find a doctor choose Telemedicine Visit

Did You Know....there are Urgent Care Centers in Chemung County? 
Under certain non-emergent conditions, Urgent Care Centers can be a less expensive alternative to the emergency room.  
Emergency Care vs. Urgent Care - Understanding the Difference
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Excellus Blue Card and Travel Coverage -
Click here for information about how your Excellus Blue PPO or Classic Blue Plan works when you are home, away or in another country.  If you have additional questions, please contact the Excellus customer care card on your ID card.

Dependent Coverage through Age 29 - Young Adult Option (NYS Law effective January 1, 2010.
For more information, please Click here.
Please contact Excellus for additional information and to obtain the Excellus Young Adult Dependent Through Age 29 Certification Form