Health Benefits Department

 

This Department is responsible for the coordination and oversight of all negotiated health benefit arrangements. Primary objectives include the development, enhancement and expansion of all health related benefits provided to our members.

The Health Benefits Department acts as a resource for all Divisions of CSEA (State, Local Government and Private Sector) by providing direct assistance and support to Region and Headquarters staff, local and unit officers, and the rank & file membership.

The CSEA-NYS Joint Committee on Health Benefits, pursuant to Article 9 of the State Contract, is primarily responsible for the oversight and administration of the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP). The NYSHIP program includes the Empire Plan and Health Maintenance Organizations located throughout the State of New York.

The CSEA Health Benefits Department can be reached at 518-785-4774 or 1-800-286-5242(JCHB) or by E-mail: healthben@cseainc.org.

New York State CSEA Members

Local Government CSEA Members

CSEA’s Strategic Benefit Trust will work with all employers who are looking for a health care solution.  The Trust is committed to deliver cost efficient benefit packages that meet the needs of our members.

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