2019 Participating Agency Monthly Excelsior Plan Premium Rates for Employers:
Individual Coverage (1 Medicare primary) $359.78
Family Coverage (1 Medicare primary) $1,614.80
Family Coverage (2 or more Medicare primary) $1,030.89
Employers are required to contribute a minimum of 50% of the cost for individual coverage and 35% of the cost for dependent coverage (The dependent coverage cost is the difference between the family premium and the individual premium).
Family coverage for NYSHIP plans is for 2 or more covered members.
Plan Prime rates apply to active employees and retirees who are not Medicare primary.
MediPrime rates apply to Medicare primary enrollees and/or their Medicare primary dependents.
Employers are required by Civil Service Law to reimburse Medicare primary enrollees and their enrolled Medicare primary dependents for their cost of the Medicare Part B Premium.
The Administrative Charge for 2019 is $2.652 per enrollee per month.