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CDPHP Summer of Savings!

Warm weather, sunshine, trips to the beach, more time outside, pools, ice cream – can summer get any better?!

Yes, in fact – if you’re a CDPHP member!

This summer, CDPHP members can receive exclusive discounts to a variety of Capital Region events, hot-spots, and more.

We’re more than just great benefits and award-winning customer service. Value-added extras like these are just one of the reasons CDPHP is different.

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Pardon me, but what does that mean?

When traveling to a foreign country, you’d expect to interact with people who speak a different language. To prepare, you might brush up on words and phrases to get you through your trip without having an awkward encounter with a waiter or cab driver that leaves both sides feeling helpless. You might even download a language translator app and have it ready to go on your smart phone.

However, you take no such precautions when going to the doctor.

It’s my doctor! We speak the same language … right?

Maybe not.

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Health Care Terminology

Premiums, Deductibles, and Copays – Oh My!

When it comes to understanding health care terminology, it’s not always, well…easy to understand. As you’re reading through your benefits overview online or when you receive a medical statement in the mail, do you ever find yourself quickly glossing over the details feeling more confused than before?

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The 18 Best Farms to Pick Your Own Fruits in Upstate NY

Having an understanding of where your food comes from is part of a healthy lifestyle. Pick-your-own farms (PYO) and orchards provide the experience and satisfaction of harvesting your own produce and enable you to bring the farm-to-table concept to your home. More importantly, they offer a fun, cost-effective activity the entire family can enjoy. continue reading →

A Locavore’s Delight: Your Capital Region Farm to Table Guide

locavore's delight

Lo·ca·vore.   Noun\ˈlō-kə-ˌvȯr\ One who eats foods grown locally whenever possible.
– The Merriam-Webster dictionary

We talk a lot about healthy, nutritious food, but where does it come from? We’re fortunate that the Capital Region is rich with locally harvested and raised food. Take a tour with us through farms, farmers’ markets, and community shares right in our own backyard. continue reading →