Common questions

How do I contact Nyship?

How do I contact Nyship?

Call The Empire Plan toll free at 1-877-7-NYSHIP (1-877-769-7447) and select the appropriate program.

What insurance is the Empire Plan?

The Empire Plan is NYSHIP’s unique health insurance plan designed exclusively for New York State’s public employees and employers. The Empire Plan pays for covered hospital services, physicians’ bills, prescription drugs and other covered medical expenses.

Is Empire Plan United Healthcare?

1, 2021, members of The Empire Plan will have in-network access to the UnitedHealthcare Options preferred provider organization (PPO) network for all states and U.S. territories outside of New York. …

How do you bill Nyship?

What is Nyship address?

The Empire Plan Medical/Surgical Program UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company of New York, P.O. Box 1600, Kingston, NY 12402-1600.

How much does the Empire plan cost?

2019 Participating Agency Empire Plan Cost Estimate Calculator

Rate Per Coverage Type 2019 Monthly Rate Total
Individual Coverage $1,042.85 $
Family Coverage (Individuals & Dependents) $2,412.77 $
Medicare-primary – Individual $403.27 $
Medicare-primary – Family (with one Medicare) $1,773.19 $

Is Nyship a PPO or HMO?

SUNY participates in the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP). This program offers a PPO, known as the Empire Plan, and several different HMOs, varying by geographic region around the State. Specific coverage provisions and plan design vary by health insurance plan and by employee bargaining unit.

What is the Empire plan?

Empire Plan. The Empire Plan is the interface which allows you to set major strategic medium-term directions for your empire. The plan is divided into four categories that correspond to the four categories of research disks; Military, Science and Industry, Empire and Expansion, and Economy and Population.

What is the New York State Empire plan?

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,…

What is Empire plan coverage?

The Empire Plan insurance packages offers a wide variety of coverage. Most coverage includes prescription medication, inpatient and outpatient hospital visits, and treatment for infertility, cancer, substance abuse and mental health. There are two types of programs available, depending upon which type of doctor you select.