Introducing Telemedicine

Introducing Telemedicine

Telemedicine is a convenient, cost-effective and timesaving alternative to the emergency room, urgent care center or your regular doctor for simple common concerns. When you use telemedicine services, you can access the care you need—including most prescriptions—for...
The Fall 2019 Health Trust Report Card

The Fall 2019 Health Trust Report Card

The Fall 2019 Health Trust Report Card is now available! This issue features information on managing the healthcare system, telemedicine, the importance of primary care providers, and more. Download the Fall 2019 Report...
Business Review honors Questar III for wellness activities

Business Review honors Questar III for wellness activities

In August 2019, one of the RCG Health Insurance Trust’s members was honored by the Albany Business Review, celebrating Questar III BOCES as one of the region’s first-ever Healthiest Employers. This award recognizes organizations that make employee wellness a priority....
Preferred Plans Continue to be…Preferred

Preferred Plans Continue to be…Preferred

The Health Insurance Trust strives to offer participating districts and their members a broad range of benefit choices to fit your needs. The Trust provides alternate benefit options because the Board of Trustees understands that different members have different...
Prescription Drug Program Best Practices

Prescription Drug Program Best Practices

Rising drug prices is one of today’s most discussed healthcare topics, and with good reason: double-digit price hikes for brand-name drugs are becoming more commonplace and can jeopardize access to medications and put financial strain on patients. Pharmacy benefit...
Is It An Emergency? Getting the Right Care at the Right Place

Is It An Emergency? Getting the Right Care at the Right Place

When you’re sick or injured and need to see a doctor, how do you choose between going to the emergency room, going to an urgent care clinic, using your telemedicine benefit, or going to your doctor’s office? You should go to an emergency room for...
Prescription Drug Program Changes

Prescription Drug Program Changes

In the fall, the Trust launched a partnership with CVS Health to provide the Trust’s self-insured prescription drug benefits, which were previously provided through Blue Shield of Northeastern New York. CVS Health became the Trust’s prescription drug benefit...