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NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL SERVICE
MANUAL FOR PARTICIPATING AGENCIES

 

Table of Contents

Section 1 – Introduction
1.1 Maintenance of the Manual  (issued 6/01/07)
1.2 Summary of NYSHIP (issued 6/01/07)
1.3 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (issued 6/01/07)
1.4 Requirements for Agency Participation (issued 2/01/08)
1.5 Rates of Contribution (issued 6/01/07)
1.6 Health Insurance and Collective Bargaining (issued 6/01/07)
1.7 Role of the Health Benefits Administrator (issued 6/01/07)
1.8 Distribution of Materials & Commonly Used Forms (issued 6/01/07)
   
Section 2 – Eligibility and Enrollment
2.1 Employee Eligibility Requirements (issued 6/01/07)
2.2 Dependent/Student Eligibility Requirements (issued 2/01/08)
2.3 Disabled Dependent 19 Years of Age or Older (issued 6/01/07)
2.4 Prior Retiree Eligibility Requirements (issued 6/01/07)
2.5 Domestic Partner Option (issued 2/01/08)
2.6 Processing Enrollments and Declinations (issued 6/01/07)
2.7 Effective Date of Coverage (issued 6/01/07)
2.8 Employee Benefit Cards (issued 6/01/07)
   
Section 3 – Changes in Enrollment
3.1 Change of Coverage (issued 6/01/07)
3.2  Loss of Student Dependent Eligibility (issued 6/01/07)
3.3  Transfer Between Employer Sponsored Plans (issued 6/01/07)
3.4

Temporary Removal from the Payroll Including Preferred List Status (issued 6/01/07)

3.5 Restoration to Payroll Following Temporary Removal (issued 6/01/07)
3.6 Waiver of Premium (issued 6/01/07)
3.7 Continuing Coverage in Retirement (issued 6/01/07)
3.8 Medicare (issued 2/01/08)
3.9 Separation from Service (issued 6/01/07)
3.10 Death of Enrollee - Survivor Coverage (issued 6/01/07)
3.11 Continuation of Coverage Under the New York State Continuation of Coverage Law (issued 6/01/07)
3.12 Continuation of Coverage Under the Federal COBRA Continuation of Coverage Law (issued 6/01/07)
3.13 Cancellation of Coverage (issued 6/01/07)
3.14 Vested Status (issued 6/01/07)
   

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