Good News for North Carolina Residents …

NYSUT reported this morning that United Healthcare (UHC) and the 
Carolinas Health Care System (CHS) have reached a contractual agreement, 
resulting in the return of all CHS physicians to The Empire Plan 
network. The effective date will be retroactive to March 1, 2015, 
ensuring that Empire Plan enrollees and dependents do not experience any 
interruption in their network benefits for services received from CHS 
providers. Any questions regarding CHS providers or claims should be 
directed to UHC by calling The Empire Plan at 1-877-7-NYSHIP 
(1-877-769-7447); press or say 1 for the Medical Program