Info on the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan (MAPP) for City Retirees

The New York City Office of Labor Relations (www.nyc.gov/olr) has posted a description, links and documents about the new NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan for retirees, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2022.

DC 37 Retirees Association members can call the OLR hotline with questions. The hotline number is 1-833-325-1190. They are open Monday through Friday from 8AM to 9PM (EDST). For more information about the new plan, please click on the links below.

Verify Empire BlueCross participating providers. Providers nationwide in Empire BlueCross plans are considered in network for the new NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan. To help you verify whether a provider is in their network, please follow the instructions below.

  • Go to the Empire BlueCross website at www.empireblue.com
  • Click on Individual & Family at the top of the page.
  • Select the Care menu and click on Find Care.
  • Click the Guests box to browse network directory.
  • For Type of care, select Medical.
  • Select the state.
  • For Type of plan, select Medicare.
  • For Select plan/network, scroll through the drop-down menu and select the last item NYC Medicare Advantage Plus then click Continue.
  • In the boxes, enter the county, city or Zip code, then the doctor’s name, then search.
For more information from the DC 37 Retirees Assn. on the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan please click on the links below.