Accepted Insurance

Albany Medical Center participates with the following health plans. We also accept many other health plans that are not listed here. If you do not see your coverage listed, please contact us to see if we accept your plan.

You should also contact your health plan to make sure your individual plan covers the services you are interested in. Even if we accept your health plan, it does not mean that your plan will have the benefits necessary to cover your specific service. Contact information can be found on your insurance card, or at the websites below.

Additionally, before your visit, you should contact your health plan to confirm laboratory services. Albany Med has arrangements with several laboratories as part of our participation with certain health plans.

Medicare Beneficiaries

As you plan for health insurance coverage during Open Enrollment, Albany Med is pleased to participate in the following Medicare Advantage, Dual Advantage and Managed Long-Term Care Networks: Aetna, Highmark BlueShield Northeastern New York, CDPHP, EmblemHealth (including HIP, GHI and ConnectiCare), Empire Blue Cross, Fidelis, Humana, MVP and Nascentia. We also continue to participate as a Medicare provider. Individuals enrolled with other insurances are encouraged to understand your benefits for out-of-network coverage should you ever need Albany Med. Some plans do not allow out-of-network services. Check yours today! Please contact your insurance for detailed information. Contact information can be found on your benefit card.

Participating Plans



Aetna Health Inc. (Albany Medical Center does not participate in all plans)

Beacon Health Options (Albany Medical Center participates with Beacon for Hamaspik, Emblem and Empire Plan. All other plans are excluded)

Beech Street Corp. (a Multiplan Company)

Highmark BlueShield Northeastern New York

Capital District Physicians' Health Plan

ChoiceCare Network - Humana (Albany Medical Center does not participate in all plans)

CIGNA Connecticut General Life (Albany Medical Center does not participate in all plans)

EmblemHealth Medicare Advantage

Empire BlueCross BlueShield

RMSCO (now known as Lifetime Benefits Solutions)

Fidelis (a Centene Company)

Group Health Incorporated (Emblem Health Company)


HRGi/FedMed National PPO

Humana Medicare

MagnaCare Administrative Services LLC

Martin's Point Health Care (also known as the U.S. Family Health Plan at Martin's Point)

MultiPlan Inc.

MVP Health Plan Inc.

Nascentia Health Options

North American Health Plans of Meritain Health (an AETNA company)

POMCO Group Inc. (now known as UMR, Inc.)

Three Rivers Provider Network

The Empire Plan


United HealthCare

Value Options

Veterans Choice Program/Veterans Community Care Network

VNA Homecare Options, LLC - a Nascentia Health Company