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Health Care Notice Measure Vetoed

RPEA Executive Director, Edward Farrell, is quoted in the Times Union regarding Governor Cuomo's veto of the 30 Day Notice Bill. Click Here to read the entire article publish in the Times Union on January 8, 2019

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RPEA Calls Upon Govenor to Fix NYSHIP Regulation

CLICK HERE to view letter to Governor Cuomo RPEA has been informed that our challenge to the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) regulation regarding access to Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) services is now being reviewed by the Department of…

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New Shingles Vaccine (Shingrix) Is Now Available

New Shingles Vaccine (Shingrix) is now available Shingles vaccination protects against shingles and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), the most common complication from shingles. CDC recommends that healthy adults 50 years and older get two doses of the shingles vaccine called Shingrix®, separated…

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RPEA Plays Important Role for Local Retirees

RPEA has recently been involved in health insurance issues for retirees of both Rockland and Schenectady Counties. The Rockland County Executive planned to pull its retirees out of the New York State Health Insurance Plan (NYSHIP) and move them to…

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Pension Fund Investments

Following up on our prior statements regarding the recommendation by Governor Cuomo that the Pension Fund divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies, President Jack McPadden had an op-ed piece published in the Albany Times Union. He reiterated that the…

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