Welcome to the Gold Standard

The HIP HMO Preferred Plan for City of New York Employees

EmblemHealth is proud to partner with the City of New York in offering you one of the most innovative health benefit programs in the country.

As a member of the reimagined HIP HMO Preferred Plan, you have many exciting resources to help you navigate the health care system and reward you for your healthy habits. Affordable health insurance that covers top doctors and hospitals with the service you deserve.

Plan Overview

The Benefits and Features of Your Plan

At EmblemHealth, we’re helping you create a healthier future. Get to know these important basics about how to use and get the most out of your plan.

helping you live your best life

Wellness Program and Rewards

A voluntary program with a monthly rewards drawing where you and up to 20 others could win a $500 gift card to use on things that promote good health. Plus, you can be matched with a trained health coach who will provide support and tips to help you stay healthy; earn gift cards for making smart choices about your care, and more. 

Dedicated Gold Line Service

Call our Gold Line, 833-CNY-GOLD (833-269-4653) (TTY: 711), where our specially trained Gold Line agents will make it easier for you to get your questions answered, and get the care you need more quickly.

Centers of Excellence

Access to industry-leading hospitals

You can have peace of mind with access to industry-leading hospitals. Through our Centers of Excellence, you have access to MSKCC (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) for cancer care and HSS (Hospital for Special Surgery) for orthopedics and musculoskeletal conditions.

Bringing care and coverage together

We partner with AdvantageCare Physicians, a primary and specialty care medical group committed to personalized quality care to support the overall health and well-being of our members and community. Many offices are co-located with Neighborhood Care.

Mental health benefit

Support when you need it

EmblemHealth's HIP HMO Preferred Plan covers mental health and substance abuse programs and services, with confidential help available 24/7.