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

DSBA-Sheriff's Department

Benefit eligible Sheriff's Department employees will use the forms and guidelines below for their health, dental and vision insurance. PLEASE NOTE: If you are adding dependents to ANY of your insurance coverage, you MUST supply Birth and Marriage Certificates for each dependent.

Health Insurance Information

Columbia County offers Capital District Physicians Health Plan (CDPHP) as our health insurance provider (for prescription coverage, see ProAct). Questions regarding CDPHP health insurance, buyouts, and all other questions may be directed to Human Resources at 518-828-4086bor at the CDPHP website

CDPHP Summary of Benefits
CDPHP Application
Health Insurance Buyout Form
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. 

Prescription Information

Columbia County now offers prescription coverage through CDPHP.  You can direct questions regarding prescription coverage to the CDPHP Pharmacy at              1-888-292-6330 or visit the website at Please click on the links below for other information: 

CDHPH Rx For Less/Penny a Pill
CDPHP Specialty Drug Flyer
CDPHP 2024 Drug Formulary 5
Click here for your Mail Order needs

CanaRx Formulary and Forms (Columbia County Meds)*
*Columbia County Meds/CanaRx has a new website!  Please visit their new 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.

Watch the CanaRx video here 

For Vision and Dental insurance, Sheriff's Department employees are covered by Emblem Health

Emblem Health Enrollment Form
Emblem Health EyeMed Flyer
Emblem Health Preferred Dental Plan                                                                                                             

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) are reimbursement accounts that allow you to pay for certain eligible expenses with tax-free dollars.

Health Equity FSA Flyer
Health Equity FSA Application
Assistance with Setting Up Your Health Equity Account