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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: July 11, 2019
Subject: 2019 Empire Plan Participating Provider Directory (PPD) Postcards and Directories
To: All Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: July 8, 2019
Subject: NYSHIP General Information Book for Participating Agencies
To: Health Benefits Administrators at Participating Agencies with The Empire Plan and/or the Excelsior Plan
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: June 27, 2019
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: May 30, 2019
Subject: Medicare & NYSHIP for PA Retirees, May 2019
To: Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Agencies
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: March 21, 2019
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: March 11, 2019
Subject: On the Road with The Empire Plan 2019
To: Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Agencies
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: December 11, 2018
Subject: 2019 New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) Rates
To: Participating Agency Chief Executive Officers and Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 29, 2018
Subject: January 2019 At A Glance
To: Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Agencies with the Excelsior Plan
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 27, 2018
Subject: 2019 Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)
To: Participating Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
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