NYS Comptroller Seal  

Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date: January 12, 2001 

Bulletin No. CU-108

Subject New York City Health Insurance
Purpose To explain a change in name of one health plan and the addition of two new health plans
Affected Employees  Employees with health insurance coverage
Effective Date Checks dated January 25, 2001
OSC Automatic Processing At the request of the New York City Benefits Office, OSC has added three new health plans. They are Empire EPO, Empire HMO New York and Empire Health Care New Jersey. The Empire Blue Choice Plan has been eliminated and replaced by Empire EPO. All employees who did not change their plan from Empire Blue Choice to another health plan are now automatically enrolled in Empire EPO and will pay the Empire EPO rates. Detailed information on these changes and rates have been provided by the Employee Benefits Office.
Agency Actions Notify affected employees
Questions Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the University Manager of Payroll Systems and Operations at CUNY Central Office.