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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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Date: April 16, 2019
Subject: Rehired Retirees
To: New York State Agency Health Benefit Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: April 15, 2019
Subject: 2019 Special Option Transfer Period for M/C and NYSCOPBA
To: New York State Agency Health Benefits Administrators for Management Confidential (M/C) and employees represented by the NYS Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (NYSCOPBA) Management Confidential
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: April 4, 2019
Subject: NYSCOPBA Dental and Vision Benefit Enhancements, effective June 1, 2019
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: April 3, 2019
Subject: NYSHIP Health Benefit Publications for employees of New York State designated M/C; Legislature, effective June 1, 2019
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: April 3, 2019
Subject: NYSHIP Health Benefit Publications for employees of New York State represented by NYSCOPBA, effective June 1, 2019
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: March 28, 2019
Subject: March 2019 Empire Plan Special Reports for NY Retiree, PE Retiree and PE Active
To: Health Benefits Administrators of New York State and Participating Employers
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: March 26, 2019
Subject: Special Deductions for Summer Coverage
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: March 11, 2019
Subject: On the Road with The Empire Plan 2019
To: Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: February 21, 2019
Subject: The Empire Plan Special Report on Health Insurance Fraud, February 2019
To: Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: February 20, 2019
Subject: Paid Family Leave (PFL) Reporting Enhancements in NYBEAS
To: New York State Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
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