Biweekly Health Insurance Premium Contributions:

Comparison of 2004 and 2005 Rates

Plan 2004 Ind. 2005 Ind. Amount of Change 2004 Fam. 2005 Fam. Amount of Change
Empire Plan $17.74 $19.11 +$1.37 (7.7%) $72.79 $78.24  +$5.45
(7.5%)
Aetna  $45.86 $45.71 -$0.15 
(-0.3%)
$152.93 $158.63 $5.70
(+3.7%)
Blue Choice $12.03 $13.24 +$1.21 
(+10.1%)
$57.98 $63.83 +$5.85
(+10.1%)
CDPHP-Capital Region (063) $14.56 $14.61 +$0.05 
(+0.3%)
$83.16 $73.34 -$9.82
(-11.8%)
CDPHP-Central (300) $18.68 $16.30 -$2.38 
(-12.7%)
$104.67 $100.83 -$3.84
(-3.7%)
CDPHP-Hudson Valley (310) $20.65 $19.78 -$0.87 
(-4.2%)
$109.80 $109.82 +$0.02
(+.02%)
Community Blue $11.79 $14.33 +$2.54 (+21.5%) $68.39 $84.61 +$16.22
(+23.7%)
Empire BCBS HMO Upstate (280) $15.91 $16.52 +$0.61 
(+3.8%)
$98.67 $94.43 -$4.24
(-4.3%)
Empire BCBS HMO Downstate (290) $16.42 $25.42 +$9.00 
(+54.8%)
$99.96 $132.47 +$32.51 (+32.5%)
Empire BCBS HMO Mid-Hudson (320) $32.73 $39.58 +$6.85 
(20.9%)
$142.74 $169.53 +$26.79 (+18.8%)
GHI HMO $13.77 $14.27 +$0.50 
(3.6%)
$69.85 $70.54 +$0.69
(+1.0%)
HIP of NY $14.49 $16.26 +$1.77 
(12.2%)
$71.50 $79.69 +$8.19 
(+11.5%)
HMO Blue Syracuse & Binghamton (072) $35.52 $51.74 +$16.22 
(45.7%)
$161.76 $208.85 +$47.09 
(+29.1%)
HMO Blue Utica & Watertown (160) $92.53 $70.53 -$22.00 
(-23.8%)
$285.70 $219.21 -$66.49
(-23.3%)
Independent Health $11.51 $12.80 +$1.29
(+11.2%)
$63.07 $68.33 +$5.26
(+8.3%)
MVP-East Region $18.34 $23.62 +$5.28 
(+28.8%)
$99.85 $121.14 +$21.29
(+21.3%)
MVP-Central Region (330) $30.98 $42.72 +$11.74 
(+37.9%
$131.53 $172.03 +$40.50 (+30.8%)
MVP-Mid-Hudson (340) $40.71 $46.85 +$6.14 
(+15.1%)
$158.01 $181.56 +$23.55 (+14.9%)
Preferred Care $29.01 $12.54 -$16.47 
(-56.8)
$108.48 $59.53 -$48.95
(-45.1%)
Univera Healthcare $12.11 $12.27 +$0.16 
(+1.3%)
$65.71 $66.59 +$0.88
(+1.3%)
Vytra $21.66 $31.38 +$9.72 
(+44.9%)
$118.55 $151.99 +$33.44
(+28.2%)