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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: October 11, 2018
Subject: Communications Plan: Option Transfer Period for 2019
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 28, 2018
Subject: Empire Plan Reporting On Series
To: Health Benefits Administrators of NYS Agencies and Participating Employers
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 26, 2018
Subject: Processing 2018 Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) for UUP Employees
To: SUNY New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 21, 2018
Subject: 2018 Mandated Notices: Creditable Coverage and CHIP
To: All Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 10, 2018
Subject: NYSHIP Benefit Plan Changes for enrollees represented by United University Professions (UUP)
To: SUNY New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 7, 2018
Subject: September 2018 Empire Plan Special Reports for CSEA, DC-37 and UUP
To: New York State Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: August 27, 2018
Subject: New Disability Retirement and Your NYSHIP Coverage Publication
To: NYS Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: August 7, 2018
Subject: Management Confidential (M/C) Group Life Insurance Plan Annual Update
To: Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: June 29, 2018
Subject: Adding Dependents to an Existing Family Coverage
To: All Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: June 29, 2018
Subject: 2018 Empire Plan Participating Provider Directory (PPD) Postcards and Directories
To: All Health Benefits Administrators (HBAs)
From: Employee Benefits Division
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