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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 12, 2016
Subject: 2016 Dependent Eligibility Verification Project
To: Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Agencies
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: February 10, 2016
Subject: NYSHIP General Information Book for Participating Agencies
To: Health Benefits Administrators at Participating Agencies with the Excelsior Plan
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: January 28, 2016
Subject: New Report Available: ACA Enrollment Report
To: Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: January 28, 2016
Subject: COBRA notices for Dependent Spouses/ DomesticPartners
To: Health Benefits Administrators of NYS Agencies, Participating Employers and Participating Agencies
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: December 21, 2015
Subject: December 2015 Reporting On publications
To: Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: December 8, 2015
Subject: January 2016 At A Glance
To: Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: December 7, 2015
Subject: 2016 Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)
To: Participating Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 30, 2015
Subject: The Excelsior Plan Annual Maximum Out-of-Pocket, Deductible and Coinsurance Amounts for 2016
To: Health Benefits Administrators of Participating Agencies with The Excelsior Plan
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 20, 2015
Subject: New Report Available: Dependent Missing SSN Report
To: Agency Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
Date: November 13, 2015
Subject: 2016 New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) Rates
To: Participating Agency Chief Executive Officers and Health Benefits Administrators
From: Employee Benefits Division
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