HUMAN RESOURCES AND PAYROLL
Columbia County Human Resources and Payroll
401 State Street
Hudson, NY 12534
UPSEU MEMBER BENEFITS
NEW PRESCRIPTION CHANGE IMPORTANT INFORMATION EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2023
Starting January 1, 2023, CDPHP/Capital Rx will be our new pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) replacing ProAct. PBMs manage prescription drug benefits on behalf of health insurers. You’ll continue to have access to national pharmacy chains and supermarkets, including CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Rite Aid, Price Chopper/Market 32, Hannaford, Kinney Drugs, and Wegmans, as well as most other pharmacies you’ve had in the past.
Benefit eligible 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. Questions regarding CDPHP health insurance, buyouts, and all other questions may be directed to Human Resources at 518-828-4086 or at the CDPHP website www.cdphp.com/
CDPHP Summary of Benefits
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.
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 https://www.cdphp.com/members/rx-corner. Please click on the links below for other information:
CDHPH Penny a Pill
CDPHP Specialty Drug Flyer
CDPHP 2023 Drug Formulary
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.
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) are reimbursement accounts that allow you to pay for certain eligible expenses with tax-free dollars.