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Health Insurance

SUNY Plattsburgh participates in the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP). This program offers a PPO, known as the Empire Plan, and several different HMOs, varying by geographic region around the state.

Specific coverage provisions and plan designs vary by health insurance plan and by employee bargaining unit. Please visit the appropriate links below for more information.

NYSHIP General Information Book

NYS Health Insurance Online – To get started, you must select “I am a New York State Active Employee (NY)” then choose your group/union.

Health Insurance Choices for 2020

Summaries of Benefits & Coverage


Health Insurance Enrollment

Domestic Partner Forms

Disability Forms


Empire Plan Information

 1-877-7NYSHIP  (1-877-769-7447)

 Phone Menu Options

Health Insurance Marketplace Information

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