Public Hearings

Notice of Special Contract Public Hearing and Draft Contract for the Provision of Health Benefits Services in the form of Medicare Advantage Plan

 

Special Contract Public Hearing was held on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 10:00 A.M. The Public Hearing was held via Conference Call. Please click the below links to listen to Special Contract Public Hearing.

A proposed contract between the City of New York acting through Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations – Employee Benefits Program on behalf of the Labor Management Health Insurance Policy Committee for the New York City Health Benefits Program and Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. doing business as Empire BlueCross BlueShield Retiree Solutions, 120 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204, in strategic alliance with EmblemHealth Plan, Inc., for the provision of health benefits services in the form of a Medicare Advantage plan under Medicare Part C for the Medicare eligible retirees and dependents of the City of New York who are eligible for the City’s Health Benefits Program, Citywide. The proposed contract is in the amount of approximately $23,000,000.00. The contract term shall be from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2026 with two one-year renewal options. E-PIN #: 0021N002

The proposed contractor has been selected by Negotiated Acquisition Method, pursuant to Section 3-04 (b)(2) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules.

In order to access the Public Hearing and testify, the public could call 1-646-992-2010, ACCESS CODE: 2349 580 0023 no later than 9:55 A.M. on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.  Callers who needed further accommodations, must have contacted us at least five business days in advance of the Public Hearing via e-mail at DisabilityAffairs@mocs.nyc.gov or via phone at 1-212-298-0734.

Please click the below link to obtain a draft copy of the proposed contract between the City of New York acting through Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations – Employee Benefits Program on behalf of the Labor Management Health Insurance Policy Committee for the New York City Health Benefits Program and Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. doing business as Empire BlueCross BlueShield Retiree Solutions, 120 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204, in strategic alliance with EmblemHealth Plan, Inc., for the provision of health benefits services in the form of a Medicare Advantage plan under Medicare Part C for the Medicare eligible retirees and dependents of the City of New York who are eligible for the City’s Health Benefits Program.

- Listen to the Public Hearing - Part 1

- Listen to the Public Hearing - Part 2

- View Draft Contract

- View Notice of Special Contract Public Hearing - published in the City Record on October 27, 2021