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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 18, 2016
Subject: 2016 NYSHIP Webinar Sessions for Participating Employers
To: Participating Employer Health Benefit Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 29, 2016
Subject: 2016 Required Information Notices
To: All Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 23, 2016
Subject: Empire Plan Quarterly Experience Report
To: Participating Employer Chief Executive Officers & Health Benefit Administrators
From: David Boland, Director of the Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 16, 2016
Subject: Communications Plan: Option Transfer Period for 2017
To: Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Employers
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: September 13, 2016
Subject: Adding Dependents
To: Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division (EBD)
Date: September 12, 2016
Subject: 2016 M/C Life Booklet
To: Health Benefits Administrators of New York State Agencies; Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Employers
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: August 24, 2016
Subject: 2016 Empire Plan Participating Provider Directory (PPD) Postcards and Directories
To: All Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: August 22, 2016
Subject: 65th Birthday Letter for Active Employees of PEs
To: Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Employers (PE)
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: August 11, 2016
Subject: 2016 Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit - Appeals and Reinstatement Process
To: Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Employers
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: August 1, 2016
Subject: Management Confidential (M/C) Group Life Insurance Plan Annual Update
To: Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
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