WSYR-TV - Excellus BlueCross BlueShield says thousands of people across New York State have not cashed over $2 million in checks issued by the organization and its parent company.
These checks were issued to members and providers in 2013, but were never cashed.
If the funds aren’t claimed by the end of August, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is required to turn the money over to New York State.
The unclaimed funds is money that was paid for claims or refunded premiums.
To claim a check prior to Aug. 31, current Excellus BlueCross BlueShield members can call the phone number listed on their member identification card.
Former members, or those calling on behalf of the estate of a family member, can call Excellus BlueCross BlueShield at 1-800-499-1275.
Checks will be mailed to claimants after Aug. 31.
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