Benefits Info

UUP Services

UUP Administrative Office
http://uupinfo.org/
P.O. Box 15143
Albany, NY 12212-5143
800-342-4206
866-812-9446 (fax)

UUP Benefit Trust Fund
http://uupinfo.org/
PO Box 15143
Albany, NY 12212-5143
800-887-3863
866-559-0516 (fax)

Member Services
http://uupinfo.org/
800-342-4206

Retiree Services
http://uupinfo.org/
800-342-4206

Dental

Delta Dental
http://www.deltadentalins.com/uup/
PO Box 2105
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-2105
800-471-7093

Vision

Davis Vision
http://www.davisvision.com/
PO Box 1525
Latham, NY 12110
800-999-5431

Davis Vision Laser Vision Correction
http://www.davisvision.com/
(Client Code 7512)
800-584-2866
*For Benefit Trust Fund eligibility, employees must be eligible for enrollment in the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP)

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

NYS Health Insurance Program
http://www.cs.ny.gov/
877-769-7447

United Healthcare
http://www.cs.ny.gov/
Medical or sugical benefits and claims, outpatient reaiology, certification of home care, medical equipment, and uspplies, infertility and cancer Centers of Excellence or chiropractic and physical therapy benefits
877-769-7447, Press 8,1

Empire BlueCross BlueShield
http://www.cs.ny.gov/
Hospital benefits and claims, preadmission certification of in-patient hospital, skilled nursing facility admissions or Centers of Excellence for Transplant surgeries
877-769-7447, Press 8, 2

OptumHealth
http://www.cs.ny.gov/
Mental health and substance abuse benefits and claims, authorizatoin of services or referrals to network providers
877-769-7447, Press 8,3

United HealthCare and Medco
http://www.cs.ny.gov/
Prescription drug coverage, claims, flexible formulary, preferred drug lists, the Excelsior Plan three level preferred drug lists, prescription mail service
877-769-7447, Press 8,4

NurseLine
http://www.cs.ny.gov/
Health information, education, and support
877-769-7447, Press 8,5

# Information on State Web sites may change without notice...Use Caution!

HMO Participants

Call your individual HMO

Retirement Systems (Pensions)

NYS Employees' Retirement System
http://www.osc.state.ny.us/
866-805-0990

NYS Teachers' Retirement System
http://www.nystrs.org/
800-782-0289

TIAA-CREF (Optional)
https://www.tiaa-cref.org/public/index.html
800-842-2776

Metropolitan (Optional)
https://www.metlife.com/
800-638-5433

VALIC (Optional)
https://www.valic.com/home_3240_422903.html
800-448-2542

ING (Optional)
https://suny.prepare4myfuture.com/emadmin/landingpage.action
800-677-4636

Tax Deferred Retirement Savings

NYS Deferred Compensation Plan 457(b)
https://www.nysdcp.com/iApp/tcm/nysdcp/index.jsp
800-422-8463

New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)

General Information
http://www.nysut.org/
800-342-9810

Member Benefits
http://www.memberbenefits.nysut.org/
800-626-8101

American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

Plus Member Benefits
http://www.aft.org/
800-238-1133 x8643

Worker's Compensation/Social Security Disability

Fine, Olin, and Anderman (Legal Representation)
http://www.foalaw.com/
866-362-4887

Flex Spending Account

Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAA)
http://www.flexspend.ny.gov/
800-358-7202

Health Care Spending Account (HCSA)
http://www.flexspend.ny.gov/
800-342-8017

NYS/UUP Joint Labor/Management Office

General Information
http://www.nysuup.lmc.state.ny.us
518-486-4666

New York State Department of Civil Service

Div. of Employee Benefits, State Campus
http://www.cs.ny.gov/
Albany, NY 12239
800-833-4344

New York State Tax Information

Pensions & Annuities
http://www.tax.ny.gov/
800-225-5829