Health Plan Choices

The health plan options available to you are based on your parent's eligibility. It is important you know this information before proceeding further.

Click here to view Summary of Benefits and Coverage documents for the NYSHIP options your parent is eligible for.


If your parent is eligible for NYSHIP benefits and is a member of one of the following groups:

  • Agency Police Services Unit (APSU)
  • Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA)
  • Council 82
  • Management/Confidential (M/C); Legislature
  • New York State Corrections Officers and Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA)
  • Unified Court System (UCS)
  • Public Employees Federation (PEF)
  • United University Professions (UUP)

refer to Health Insurance Choices for Settled Groups.


If your parent is eligible for NYSHIP and is a member of:

  • District Council 37 (DC-37)
  • Police Benevolent Association (PBA)
  • Police Investigators Association (PIA)

refer to Health Insurance Choices for Unsettled Groups.

If your parent is eligible for NYSHIP benefits as an NY Retiree, refer to Health Insurance Choices for NY/PE Retirees.