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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.

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Benefits Information

The New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) mails program information directly to enrollees. The Empire Plan At A Glance gives enrollees a handy benefits summary. The Empire Plan Reports announce benefit changes, program enhancements and provide important reminders in addition to updating The Empire Plan General Information Book and Certificate of Insurance. The Empire Plan At A Glance gives enrollees a handy benefits summary.

Topic-specific health care informational flyers are mailed to Empire Plan participating employers and their enrollees. These publications help enrollees maximize their Empire Plan benefits

Empire Plan At A Glance

General Information Book and Empire Plan Certificate - January 2014

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Empire Plan Flexible Formulary