Health Insurance Benefits are negotiated for members of the VSTA, however each district contracts for the plan. (13, 24, 30, CHSD)
Each districts business office has a benefits coordinator. All questions regarding eligibility and level of benefits should be directed to this individual.
For your reference, below please find a manual for PARTICIPATING AGENCIES which addresses eligibility questions as well as the most recent policy memorandum (122r3) from NYSHIP regarding buyouts.
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Questions regarding eligibility and benefits may be answered by calling NYSHIP at 1-877-769-7447. Follow the prompts.