CUNY Bulletin No. CU-719

New Voluntary Deductions Codes for CUNY Health Insurance
Date Issued
September 27, 2021


The purpose of this bulletin is to notify agencies of new voluntary deduction codes for City University of New York (CUNY) Health Insurance.

Affected Employees

CUNY employees enrolled in a health insurance plan may be affected.


CUNY University Benefits Office has requested new voluntary deduction codes to accommodate new Metro+ deductions.

Effective Dates

Effective Institution, Current and Lag, pay checks dated 10/07/2021.

OSC Actions

OSC will automatically process deduction transactions using the following new deduction codes:

Deduction Code Description
ATX17D Metro+ Ind Std Full Rdr Aft Tx
ATX19D Metro+ Fam Std Full Rdr Aft Tx
BTX17D Metro+ Ind Std Full Rdr Bef Tx
BTX19D Metro+ Fam Std Full Rdr Bef Tx

The City of New York, Office of Labor Relations will submit all transactions for enrollments, cancellations, and/or changes in a bi-weekly electronic input file.Updated agency access is not available for the deduction.

Agency Actions

Agencies must notify affected employees.


Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the University Director of Employee Benefits at CUNY Central Office.