Date: December 28, 2009

Bulletin Number: 958



New Deduction Code 540 (NYSCOPBA Long Term Care)


To notify agencies of a new insurance deduction code.

Affected Employees

Employees in Bargaining Units 01 and 21 represented by the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA).

Effective Date(s)

Administration Paychecks dated January 6, 2010.
Institution Paychecks dated January 14, 2010.


NYSCOPBA has requested a new deduction code for New York Long Term Care Brokers, Ltd.  as general agent for MedAmerica.

OSC Actions

OSC will automatically process deduction transactions using the Deduction Code 540.

Note:  The vendor will submit all transactions using the Deduction Code 540.  Agency update is not available for this deduction.

Agency Actions

Notify effected employees.


To obtain authorization forms or information about eligibility, employees may contact Roseanne Toohey by e-mail at rtoohey@norvest.net.

Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Deduction mailbox.