About MetroPlus

MetroPlus Health Plan offers low to no-cost health insurance to eligible people residing in all five boroughs of New York City. MetroPlus partners with NYC Health + Hospitals to provide primary and preventive care, emphasizing excellent services to our members. Our team is fully engaged, highly motivated, and care about our fellow New Yorkers. For more information about MetroPlus Health Plan, read our Overview. 

MetroPlus Overview

For more information about MetroPlus, check out the links below:

Board of Directors
Sally Hernandez-Piñero
Chairman of the Board
+Talya Schwartz, M.D.
Executive Director / Ex-Officio
MetroPlus Health Plan, Inc.
^Matthew Siegler
Board Member
Senior Vice President of Managed Care & Patient Growth
NYC Health + Hospitals
^Eric Wei, M.D.
Board Member
NYC Health + Hospitals
Vice President & Chief Quality Officer

^Christopher Roker
 Board Member
 Chief Executive Officer of Queens Hospital
 NYC Health + Hospitals

Dan H. Still
Board Member
Lloyd Williams
Board Member

*Tamira Boynes
Board Member
*Nella Lewis
Board Member

* Member of the Plan
+ MetroPlus Employee
^ NYC Health + Hospitals Employee


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Board Member List (Appointment and End Term Dates)
Names Appointed By Original Date of Appointment End of Term Date
Sally Hernandez-Piñero,  Chair   NYC Health + Hospitals  Board Chair February 28, 2019 February 28, 2024
Talya Schwartz, M.D. Ex-Officio Ex-Officio / Executive Director, MetroPlus Ex-Officio
Matthew Siegler Ex-Officio NYC Health + Hospitals President's Designee  Ex-Officio
Eric Wei, M.D. NYC Health + Hospitals President February 22, 2018  February 22, 2023
Christopher Roker           NYC Health + Hospitals President February 28, 2019 February 28, 2024
Dan H. Still NYC Health + Hospitals Board Chair May 18, 2003 July 24, 2023
Lloyd Williams NYC Health + Hospitals Board Chair December 17, 2009 December 17, 2023
Tamira Boynes MetroPlus President February 26, 2004 February 26, 2024
Nella Lewis MetroPlus President March 16, 2008 March 16, 2023
MetroPlus Board of Directors Meeting (July 9, 2019) *Please note revised time of meeting
MetroPlus Board and Committee Schedule (2019)
MetroPlus Quality Assurance Committee Meeting (2019) *Please note revised time of meeting
MetroPlus Committee Assignments (2019) 
MetroPlus Bylaws
Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

We provide a caring, high-quality customer experience to preserve and improve the health and lives of New Yorkers with our integrated healthcare system.

Our Vision

To be the number one plan of choice for the communities we serve.

Our Core Values

  • Be caring and compassionate to all
  • Be customer-powered: Align daily actions to positive, impactful customer experiences; connect with internal and external customers
  • Be proud of what we do: Take ownership and accountability; be solutions driven
  • Act as a team: Build trust, empower others, and champion transparent communication
  • Thrive with change: Spark and support innovation, and transform our business through technology and data
MetroPlus Team
Read more about of Executive Staff, their background and the roles they have at MetroPlus Health Plan.

Team Bios/Photos
NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals operates all New York City public hospitals and some facilities. NYC Health + Hospitals offers New Yorkers with quality health services. For more information, click here.