• Skilled Nursing Facility Care for Empire Plan Medicare Retirees

    Retirees enrolled in the Empire Plan over age 65 (Medicare) are entitled to 20 days of care at a skilled nursing facility with a required hospital stay beforehand of at least 3 days. Active or […]


    Passes are no longer mailed automatically. Call the BSC and make an appointment for the Pass Unit at 180 Livingston Street in downtown Brooklyn.


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  • IRMAA Reimbursement Form

    For retirees that pay a Medicare surcharge known as IRMAA (income related monthly adjustment amount), you must apply to get reimbursed. In addition to the application (below), you must include the Social Security premium notice […]

  • Social Security Changes for 2022

    Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 5.9 percent in 2022. The 5.9 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million […]

  • Medicare Part B IRMAA Reimbursement

    If you are enrolled in NYSHIP and receive Medicare, some retirees over a certain income level pay extra for their Medicare Part B. However, NYS Dept. of Civil Service will reimburse this additional charge. Click […]

  • Social Security Changes 2021

    The Social Security administration has changes coming in 2021 for a COLA and increases in earnings limits for recipients working and collecting. Creating an online account at SSA.GOV is the best way to keep abreast […]

  • NYCERS Now Has a Mobile App for your Phone

    The new NYCERS website has some added features. You can download forms and file them online. Plus added security for your protection. If you registered for the old site you will need to re-register one […]

  • IRA Required Distribution age changed due to new law

    The new Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, just signed by the President , is the broadest piece of retirement legislation passed in 13 years. Ultimately, the law focuses on retirement planning […]

  • Social Security Online

    There is no need to wait at your local Social Security office as most needs can be accomplished on their website. If you absolutely need to go to the office in person, you can call […]