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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: September 19, 2017
Subject: Communications Plan: Option Transfer Period for 2018
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: August 2, 2017
Subject: Management Confidential (M/C) Group Life Insurance Plan Annual Update
To: Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: July 19, 2017
Subject: 2017 Empire Plan Participating Provider Directory (PPD) Postcards and Directories
To: All Health Benefits Administrators (HBAs)
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: June 7, 2017
Subject: 2017 Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: May 12, 2017
Subject: Revised Empire Plan Certificates for Active Employee Groups
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: May 3, 2017
Subject: Empire Plan Certificate for NY Retirees
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: April 20, 2017
Subject: New Ordering Process for NYS Vision Plan Booklets
To: Health Benefits Administrators of New York State Agencies and Participating Employers
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: April 10, 2017
Subject: Special Deductions for Summer Coverage
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: March 13, 2017
Subject: District Council 37 Income Protection Plan Booklet
To: Health Benefits Administrators of the Rent Regulation Services Unit represented by District Council 37
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: March 6, 2017
Subject: Redesigned Domestic Partner Application
To: Health Benefits Administrators of New York State Agencies
From: Employee Benefits Division
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