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.
ANDREW M. CUOMO
LOLA W. BRABHAM
TO: Participating Agency Chief Executive Officers and Health Benefit Administrators
FROM: James DeWan, Director of the Employee Benefits Division
SUBJECT: Empire Plan Quarterly Experience Report
DATE: June 27, 2019
Enclosed is the cover letter to agency Chief Executive Officers and the First Quarter Empire Plan Experience Report for 2019. This report presents the 2018 Empire Plan experience, the projected 2019 Empire Plan experience, and the projected 2020 premium rates.