The Empire Plan is a unique health insurance plan designed especially
for public employees in New York State. Empire Plan benefits include
inpatient and outpatient hospital coverage, medical/surgical coverage,
Centers of Excellence for transplants, infertility and cancer, home care
services, equipment and supplies, mental health and substance abuse
coverage and prescription drug coverage.
Compute monthly premiums and annual cost for your agency. The Empire
Plan's managed care features and copayments help keep costs down. View
recent Empire Plan Quarterly Experience Reports.
Empire Plan Quarterly Experience Reports are mailed to Participating
Agency employers. The reports provide comprehensive projections of Empire
Plan experience for the remainder of the current year based on claims paid
through the previous quarter and the projected premium rates for the
following year. The reports explain the basis for the projections.
The Empire Plan has an extensive network of providers, as well as access
to non-participating providers worldwide.
At home, at work, on vacation,
in college or in retirement, The Empire Plan is with enrollees throughout
The Empire Plan offers employers and enrollees superior customer
Frequently Asked Questions about NYSHIP and The Empire Plan
Current rates for
The Empire Plan.
Learn when our Empire Plan representatives will be at public employer
meetings near you.
Questions about NYSHIP for local governments?