Retirees are receiving a letter from The New York City Office of Labor Relations Employee Benefit Program. It reads as follows:
We have new information to share with you about the Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO Plan.
The Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO Plan is not being implemented on September 1, 2023. As Such:
- All current health plans remain in effect.
- No retiree will be moved into the new Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO Plan.
- No opt-out requests made through Aetna via their call center or website will be processed at this time.
- No waiver of City health benefits, enrollment into Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO Plan or adding the prescription drug rider that has been submitted on the Retiree Special Enrollment/Waiver Form will be processed at this time.
We will post updates for retirees on the OLR website as we have more information at nyc.gov/hbp.
New York City Employee Benefits Program