Date: January 7, 2016

Bulletin Number: 1453


New Deduction Codes 559 NYSCOPBA Petfirst Pet Insurance and 560 NYSCOPBA VPI Pet Insurance

Purpose To notify agencies of the new voluntary deduction codes for pet insurance.

Affected Employees

Members of NYSCOPBA in Bargaining Units 01 and 21.

Effective Date(s)

Institution pay checks dated January 21, 2016.

OSC Actions

OSC will automatically process deduction transactions using the new deduction codes 559 and 560.

The vendor will submit all transactions for enrollments, cancellations, and/or changes in a bi-weekly file.  Agency update access is not available for these deductions.

Agency Actions

Notify affected employees.


To obtain authorization forms or eligibility information, contact NYSCOPBA Membership Services at 518-427-1551 ext. 261.

Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Deductions mailbox.