Retiree Information & Webinar

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Putnam County is pleased to announce that we will be offering 2 new Retiree Medicare Supplement plan options to eligible participants, including Medicare Primary Individual Retirees and Dependent Survivors as well as Medicare Primary Retirees and their Medicare eligible spouses.  These options will be offered in addition to the Empire (NYSHIP) plan and will take effect January 1, 2018.

The County will be hosting informational meetings so that you can learn more about plan benefits and enrollment options. These meetings will be conducted by BENISTAR Admin Services, Inc., a specialist in group retiree health customer service. They will provide Service and Administration for this Program. You will be able to call the BENISTAR toll-free retiree customer service number 800-236-4782 with any questions you have about the Medical and/or Prescription Drug coverage.

The scheduled dates and location for the informational meetings are as follows:

Dates and Times:

  • Wednesday, November 1st @ 9AM
  • Friday, November 17th @ 9AM
  • Wednesday, November 22nd @ 9AM

Location:

  • Emergency Services Building (TOPS)
    Donald B. Smith County Government Campus
    112 Old Route Six Carmel, NY 10512

Webinar

Archived November 1st and 17th

Documents

For webinar materials and enrollment information see below.

Any Questions Call Benistar at

toll-free retiree customer service number 800-236-4782 with any questions you have about the Medical and/or Prescription Drug coverage.