Retired New York City employees sought to enjoin the city’s discontinuance of their city funded Medicare supplemental insurance plans and automatic enrollment in the Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan (MAP), which many of petitioners’ healthcare providers do not accept.

A panel from the Appellate Division, First Department affirmed supreme court’s Sept. 19, 2023, order enjoining the city’s elimination of their existing health insurance, automatically enrolling them in Aetna’s MAP, and enforcing a June 30, 2023, deadline for retirees to opt out of the new plan.