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IRMAA Reimbursements Special News

The NYC Health Benefits Retiree client service walk-in center on 20 Courtlandt St. is closed. Due to the closure of the office, retirees who mailed or faxed forms or correspondence March 11, 2020 or after must resubmit their documents as follows:

Inquiries and questions can be emailed to

Health Benefit Enrollment and Changes

Health Benefit Enrollment Forms should be sent electronically to:

IRMAA 2019 Reimbursement 

IRMAA 2019 reimbursements were issued through the end of October 2020.

IRMAA 2019 Differential Reimbursement 

IRMAA 2019 Differential payments are scheduled to be issued by the end of November 2020.

  • For those retirees/eligible dependents of a retiree with a Medicare Part B effective date prior to 2016, they will receive an additional amount up to $318. 

Medicare Part B 2019 Differential Reimbursement 

Medicare Part B 2019 differential reimbursements are scheduled to be issued by the end of March 2021. 

  • For those retirees/eligible dependents who are not eligible for IRMAA, Medicare Part B 2019 differential payments up to $318 will be issued once the Medicare Part B and IRMAA payments are processed in calendar year 2020. 
  • Those retirees/eligible dependents who are eligible for 2019 Medicare Part B differential reimbursements must submit the Medicare Part B 2019 Reimbursement Differential Request Form, along with required documentation.
  • Please submit this form, along with all required documents, electronically to:

Please check the NYC Health Benefits Program website periodically for updates.


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