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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: February 21, 2018
Subject: 2018 NYSHIP General Information Book for NY Retirees (Empire Plan and HMO)
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: January 24, 2018
Subject: Release of Revised Health Insurance Transaction Form PS-404
To: New York State Agency Health Benefit Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: January 5, 2018
Subject: Paid Family Leave (PFL)
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: December 21, 2017
Subject: Planning for Retirement Video
To: NYS Health Benefits Administrators
From: 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 17, 2017
Subject: Health Insurance Opt-out Program, 2017 Revision
To: New York State Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 14, 2017
Subject: 2018 Annual Option Transfer Period
To: New York State Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 8, 2017
Subject: 2018 New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) Rates for New York State Enrollees
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 8, 2017
Subject: 2018 Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
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