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Latest News from CASEBP

Latest News

Find the latest news from the CASEBP office. Be sure to check back often.

New Newsletter: April 2024
April's newsletter highlights the health benefits of walking, seasonal allergies, and the Mediterranean diet.

New Discount Program: Blue365
CASEBP members have access to a FREE health and wellness discount program provided by our third-party administrator, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. The program is called Blue 365 and is committed to providing easy access to discounts on premier products and services to help you lead a healthy, happy life. Some examples of product and service discounts include Jabra (Save 30% on earbuds and headphones), Universal Orlando (Save 10% on your next getaway), Reebok (Save 20%), or Tivity Health (Access thousands of gyms with packages starting at $19/month). 
How does Blue365 work? It’s quick and easy – go to, and register to start saving today. After you complete registration, you will have access to numerous deals (note – check back frequently as they add and remove deals often). You can redeem a deal/offer by following the redemption instructions at the top of all deal pages. For more information on registering and how Blue365 works, click here.
Discounts are not the only thing you can find on the Blue365 website. Visit the Healthy Tips page for articles, flyers, and small steps to help improve your health and wellness.

New Article: 4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Telehealth Visit
Considering seeing a doctor remotely? This Men's Health article gives tips on how to receive the best treatment possible. While this article is directed towards men, the tips are also useful for women.

New Wellness Videos Available
A new suite of wellness videos is now available to Excellus BCBS members. The videos cover a variety of topics, including:

- Avoiding Processed Foods
- Be Stressed Less
- Benefits of Meditation
- Diabetes: Take Control of Your Health
- Fighting Virtual Work Fatigue
- Fighting Workplace Fatigue
- Know Your Numbers: Blood Pressure
- Know Your Numbers: Cholesterol
- Managing Radiating Back Pain
- Mindful Eating
- Skills to Prevent and Relieve Stress
- Taking Care of Back Pain
- What is Diabetes?

All videos are posted on the Excellus BCBS website and require login. You will need to log into your online account to view the videos.

We also have a Health & Wellness YouTube Playlist open to anyone.