Essential Health Benefits Decision for 2017 Webinar

Jun 24, 2015

The NY State of Health and Department of Financial Services held a webinar on Wednesday June 24, 2015 at 1:00pm to discuss the state’s Essential Health Benefits decision for 2017. 

The meeting included a presentation of an actuarial analysis of New York’s ten benchmark plan options and was opened for discussion.

The presentation slides are available below.  The webinar video is available here.


Next Steps

  • Comments can be submitted to by close of business on June 29, 2015
  • New York will submit its benchmark plan selection to HHS on July 1, 2015
  • HHS will issue a notice of proposed rulemaking in August 2015 and open a public comment period
    • EHB Benchmark Plans will be published in NPRM as proposed in Summer 2015
    • EHB Benchmark Plans will be published as final in Fall 2015


New York's July 1, 2015 selection letter to HHS is available here.

The final Milliman Report is available here



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