Residents at Lenox Hill Hospital are offered numerous benefits including choices of medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and parking and transit reimbursements. Insurance options include two choices of Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield, EPO and PPO, with the option for out-of-network benefits with the PPO plan. The EPO plan is available to residents at not cost. The PPO plan with an option for out-of-network benefits may be chosen at cost. Prescription drug plans are covered by Medco. Insurance coverage also includes reimbursements for gym memberships for residents.
The DentalGuard PPO program from Guardian covers a range of dental services both in- and out-of-network. Vision coverage is offered through United Health, which pays a benefit once every 12 months for an eye exam, and once every 24 months for eyeglasses or contacts.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for health care and dependant care expenses are available.
Residents have the opportunity to participate in the hospital's 403B plans (retirement accounts).
Lenox Hill Hospital offers housestaff a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including health, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, disability insurance and vision care insurance.
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Each resident is entitled to $900 meal allowance for the hospital cafeteria.
Lenox Hill's Housing portfolio consists primarily of studio apartments, with a small number of one bedroom units. Priority to each type of apartment is granted as follows below.
All new categorical residents are given priority for Lenox Hill Hospital sponsored housing. If they are unable to be accommodates, they are eligible for a housing stipend. Preliminary Medicine residents and all Fellowship trainees are eligible to apply for housing, but will only be considered after all priority residents have been accommodated. They are not eligible for housing stipends. Housing is given on a first come first serve basis. Upon matching to an LHH program, eligible residents will be asked to declare their interest in obtaining hospital-sponsored housing by submitting a Housing Application. All rent is paid via a payroll deduction system, so the hassle of paying rent and avoiding late fees is eliminated. All apartments are conveniently located on the Upper East Side and are maintained by the hospital's Housing Department.