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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.

Search Memos
Date: May 17, 2018
Subject: Revised Participating Agency/Participating Employer and Miscellaneous Policy Memos
To: Health Benefit Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: April 24, 2018
Subject: NYBEAS Access and HBA Online Access
To: NYSHIP Participating Employers (NYS, Participating Employers (PE) and Participating Agencies (PA)
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: March 23, 2018
Subject: Empire Plan Quarterly Experience Report
To: Participating Agency Chief Executive Officers and Health Benefit Administrators
From: James DeWan, Director of the Employee Benefits Division
Date: December 8, 2017
Subject: Revised Medicare/Retirement, COBRA, and M/C Life Policy Memos
To: Health Benefit Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: December 8, 2017
Subject: January 2018 At A Glance
To: Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 8, 2017
Subject: 2018 New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) Rates
To: Participating Agency Chief Executive Officers and Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 8, 2017
Subject: 2018 Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)
To: Participating Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: October 4, 2017
Subject: 2017 NYSHIP Webinar Sessions for Participating Agencies
To: Participating Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 27, 2017
Subject: September 2017 Empire Plan Reports
To: Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Employers and Participating Agencies with the Empire Plan or Excelsior Plan
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 21, 2017
Subject: 2017 Required Information Notices
To: All Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
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