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New York State Public Employee and Retiree Long Term Care Insurance Plan (NYPERL)

Effective April 30, 2016, the contract between New York State and MedAmerica Insurance Company of New York (MedAmerica), the insurer and administrator of the New York State Public Employee and Retiree Long Term Care Insurance Plan (NYPERL) expired. If you have questions about your existing NYPERL coverage, please call Medamerican at 1-866-474-5824. 

If you are interested in private long term care insurance, you can contact the New York State Partnership for Long Term Care (NYSPLTC), which is a unique Department of Health program for State residents combining private long term care insurance and Medicaid Extended Coverage. If you would like more information on NYSPLTC, please contact the Partnership Office at:

Phone: (866) 950-7526
Email: nypltc@health.ny.gov
Website: https://nyspltc.health.ny.gov/(External Link)