County Health Benefits Outside Monroe County

At a recent question CSEA Legal Briefing meeting, an individual asked why his county retiree health benefits were canceled after he moved into Orleans County.

S.O.A.R. retiree health benefit subcommittee researched this question and found the following:

According to Excellus benefit book 2017, Section 2.3: Medicare Blue Choice (HMO-POS) is available to residents of the following NYS counties; Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Yates and Wayne Counties.