November 29, 2023

2024 Annual Option Transfer and Pre-Tax Contribution Program Election Period

2024 Annual Option Transfer and Pre-Tax Contribution Program Election Period

The New York State Department of Civil Service announced that the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) 2024 Annual Option Transfer, Opt-Out and Pre-Tax Contribution Program (PTCP) Election Period will run from November 30, 2023 through December 29, 2023.

Visit the Option Transfer section on the BSC website to learn how to:

  • Transfer your health insurance between NYSHIP plans,

  • Elect to receive a financial incentive when you opt out of NYSHIP coverage because you have other, qualifying coverage, and

  • Enroll or stop participating in the PTCP to pay for your health insurance premiums with pre-tax dollars.

You can also find information about the costs of various NYSHIP plans on our website.

Employees of agencies that are BSC Benefits customers who wish to request a change during the annual Option Transfer Period should submit a completed Health Insurance Transaction Form (PS-404) form by December 29, 2023, to the BSC through one of the following:

Email:
[email protected]

Fax:
518-457-1879

Mail:
Business Services Center – Human Resources
W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus
1220 Washington Avenue
Building 5, Floor 4
Albany, NY 12226-1900

 

For questions regarding this communication, please email [email protected] or call 518-457-4272.