Columbia County Human Resources and Payroll
  401 State Street
Hudson, NY 12534
Phone: 518-828-4086
            Fax: 518-828-1991


For information regarding your health insurance: 

Please contact Steve and Betsy Acciani, our benefits administrators at
Benefit Consultants Insurance Group, 518-392-1990, they will be happy to assist you with your questions. 

To make an insurance payment:  

Contact the Columbia County Treasurer's office at
518-828-0513 if you have questions
OR if paying in cash, visit them at
15 N. 6th Street, Hudson, NY 12534

Save the trip! Setup automatic bill pay by filling out the ACH form and send to the Treasurer's Office!   


Please read these publications regarding important decisions about your new Medicare coverage:  
Welcome to Medicare  and Medicare and You  


2024 CDPHP Summary of Benefits
2024 CDPHP Application

Click HERE to find out more about the "Transparency in Coverage" rule and the machine-readable file posting requirement, then click on the medical cost transparency tool. 

For Prescription Coverage:
CDHPH Penny a Pill
CDPHP Specialty Drug Flyer
CDPHP 2023 Drug Formulary
CanaRX Formulary and Forms (Columbia County Meds)*
*Columbia County Meds/CanaRx has a new website!  Please visit their website at this link above. From there you can choose "view your plan" on the top right side, and enter COLCNTY for our plan. The formulary is listed on this website.

Need to contact NYS Retirement?
Many of your questions may be answered here on their website: 
NYS Retirement Online
or you can contact NYS Retirement via a toll free call to: 
1-866-805-0990 or locally at 518-474-7736

Need to contact  NYS Deferred Compensation? Many of your questions may be answered here on their website:

NYS Deferred Compensation or by calling toll free: 1-800-422-8463

Need assistance other than for health insurance?
There are other agencies located in Columbia County that may be able to help you:

For assistance with HEAP, Senior Transportation, or Meals on Wheels, please contact Columbia County Office for the Aging

For assistance with Medical Transportation, access to affordable health care coverage, and prescription access/referral programs, please contact
Columbia County Health Care Consortium