Vytra is offered to City employees and retirees under age 65 who reside in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk. With this plan, you choose a primary care doctor who will manage and oversee your care, including administering referrals to network specialists and arranging for hospital stays.

Customer Service: 866-409-0999, seven days a week (excluding major holidays), 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Plan Details

Vytra gives you low out-of-pocket costs. You get:

  • Coverage for in-network services
  • A primary care physician (PCP) to partner in your health
  • $5 copay for PCP and specialists

The information in this section is intended to provide general information and highlights regarding Vytra. It does not provide a complete benefit description. Vytra coverage is subject to all terms, conditions and limitations contained in the certificate of insurance. Refer to policy form VHLI-LGRP-01.

Your in-network costs:

  • PCP office visit: $5 copay
  • Specialist office visit: $5 copay
  • Diagnostic lab/X-ray: $0 
  • Routine physical exam: $5 copay
  • Well child care: $0
  • Outpatient mental health: $5 copay
  • Urgent care: $5 copay
  • Ambulatory care: $0
  • Ambulance: $0
  • Inpatient care: $0
  • Anesthesia: $0
  • Emergency room: $25 copay (waived if admitted)
  • Durable medical equipment: $0

Additional Riders

You can add the following through a payroll or pension deduction:

  • Prescription drugs (for generic and brand drugs from network retail drug stores and home delivery service)


Plan Documents

Provider Coverage

With our robust network of quality doctors, you can get care from many of the region’s leading doctors, clinicians and facilities, including hospitals and urgent care centers.

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