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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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TO: Participating Agency Chief Executive Officers and Health Benefit Administrators
FROM: David J. Boland, Director of the Employee Benefits Division
SUBJECT: Empire Plan Quarterly Experience Report
DATE: August 31, 2016

Enclosed are the Second Quarter Empire Plan Experience Report for 2016 and the cover letter to agency Chief Executive Officers. This report presents the projected 2016 Empire Plan experience and the projected 2017 premium rates.