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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, 2019
Subject: The Empire Plan Special Report on Health Insurance Fraud, February 2019
To: Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: January 31, 2019
Subject: 2019 M/C Life Booklet
To: Health Benefits Administrators of New York State Agencies; Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Employers
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: December 20, 2018
Subject: Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) Program Refund Checks
To: New York State Agency Health Benefits Administrators & Participating Employer Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: December 11, 2018
Subject: 2019 New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) Rates
To: Participating Employer Chief Executive Officers and Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 27, 2018
Subject: 2019 Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)
To: Participating Employer Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 27, 2018
Subject: January 2019 At A Glance
To: Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Agencies (PAs) and Participating Employers (PEs)
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 21, 2018
Subject: New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) Benefit Changes for Participating Agencies and Participating Employers effective January 1, 2019
To: Participating Agency and Participating Employer Health Benefits Administrators
From: James DeWan, Director of the Employee Benefits Division (EBD)
Date: October 29, 2018
Subject: 2018 NYSHIP Webinar Session for Participating Employers
To: Participating Employer Health Benefits Administrators
From: James DeWan, Director of the Employee Benefits Division
Date: October 29, 2018
Subject: NYSHIP Sick Leave Preservation Adjustment
To: Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: October 1, 2018
Subject: Empire Plan Quarterly Experience Report
To: Participating Employer Chief Executive Officers and Health Benefit Administrators
From: James DeWan, Director of the Employee Benefits Division
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