Open Enrollment is here!

Open Enrollment for the NYSNA Benefits Fund runs from November 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022.


Flu shots are covered at no cost with the Fund


The best way to guard against the flu virus is to receive an annual vaccination. It's a good idea to get your vaccination as early as possible each flu season, which extends from October through May. The Fund provides more information on vaccine coverage and locations.

The New York State Nurses Association Benefits Fund

  • Is a nonprofit organization formed to provide NYSNA members and participating employers an affordable, comprehensive, and efficient plan of health insurance.
  • Provides medical, vision, prescription drug, dental, short- and long-term disability, life, paid family leave, and accidental death and dismemberment benefits to its participants
  • Administers benefits pursuant to the terms of 45 NYSNA-negotiated contracts with participating facilities covering nearly 18,000 Registered Nurses and other healthcare professionals across New York. Some 22,000 spouses and children of participants also receive coverage through the Benefits Fund.

Benefits Fund implements changes to protect participants from surprise billing

Beginning January 1, 2022, the New York State Nurses Association Benefits Fund is implementing changes to its plan of benefits as required by the No Surprises Act, a new federal law that protects healthcare consumers from receiving surprise bills from Out-of-Network Providers in certain situations.

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Transparency in Coverage

Disclosure of files containing health care rates negotiated between Empire and its participating providers.


Important benefit and eligibility deadlines for Fund participants


Fund participants should be aware of the following deadlines related to your benefits coverage:

  • Benefits Fund 2022 Open Enrollment will run November 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 for an effective date of coverage of January 1, 2023.