Government Agencies

State Government

Governor, Andrew Cuomo https://www.ny.gov
New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman https://www.ag.ny.gov/
New York State Comptroller, Thomas DiNapoli https://www.osc.state.ny.us
US Senate https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/
House of Representatives https://www.house.gov/representatives/
NYS Senate https://www.nysenate.gov/
New York State Assembly http://www.assembly.state.ny.us
New York State Bill Search https://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/menuf.cgi
New York State and Local Retirement Systems https://www.osc.state.ny.us/retire/index.php
New York State Department of Civil Service, Employees Benefits Division https://www.cs.ny.gov/
Empire Plan Directory of Participating Providers NYSHIP Health Benefits https://www.cs.ny.gov/ebd/welcome/retireegroupplan.cfm
New York State Office for the Aging https://www.aging.ny.gov/
Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance https://www.aging.ny.gov/HealthBenefits/Index.cfm
NYS Civil Service, Employee Benefits Div www.cs.ny.gov/retirees
Empire Plan www.cs.ny.gov/employee-benefits
Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance www.aging.ny.gov/HealthBenefits/Index.cfm
NYS Empire Plan, includes United HealthCare, Empire, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, ValueOptions, Express Scripts, Nurseline (877) 769-7447
NYS Health Insurance Benefits (518) 457-5754, (800) 833-4344
NYS and Local Retirement System (518) 474-7736, (866) 805-0990
NYS STAR Program (518) 474-2819
NYS Consumer Protection Board Hotline (518) 474-8583
NYS Tax Department, Taxpayer Assistance Center (800) 225-5829
NYS Office for the Aging, Senior Hotline (800) 342-9871

Federal Government

Links to all Government Agencies https://www.usa.gov/ 1-844-USA-GOV1 (1-800-844-872-4681)
Social Security https://www.ssa.gov 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778)
Internal Revenue Service https://www.irs.gov
Health & Human Services (with links to Medicare & Medicaid) https://www.hhs.gov
Federal Internal Revenue Service (800) 829-1040
Social Security Hotline (800) 772-1213
New York State Bill Search (800) 772-1213
Medicare Hotline (800) 633-4227, Automated System (800) 633-4227, Automated System (800) 442-8430
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (800) 827-1000
Official information and services from the U.S. Government https://www.usa.gov/retirement