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
Emergency Services Building (TOPS)
Donald B. Smith County Government Campus
112 Old Route Six Carmel, NY 10512
Archived November 1st and 17th
For webinar materials and enrollment information see below.
Each Enrollee MUST complete the following two Forms: