This past year there were a number of employee groups that are under The Empire Plan NYSHIP and had some changes in their benefits, including office visit co-pays.
With the new year (2020) around the corner The Empire Plan NYSHIP has released a list of more employee groups that will be affected by the office visit co-pay changes.
Please refer to the following list:
1. The office visit $20 co-pay will still apply to the following employee groups:
2. Student Employee Health Plan will still continue to have a $10 Office Visit co-pay
3. Effective 01/01/2020 the following employee groups will have a $25 office visit co-pay:
– PIA( NYS Police Investigative Unit)
-Unified Court System-COBANC
4. Effective 01/01/2020- Excelsior Plan members will have the office visit co-pay of $35.