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For PEF Retirees

Dental Benefits

Dental Coverage: Sun Life Dental (effective 1/1/2018):
  • You must be an active member to participate. 
  • Three benefit levels are available:  Individual, Individual + Spouse, and Family coverage. 
  • You will be billed monthly.
  • If you terminate coverage after your initial enrollment, you cannot re-enroll in coverage.  However, if you terminate your coverage and have a qualified status change, you may re-enroll if you do so within 120 days of the date of your qualified status change. 
  • Additional information on this plan can be obtained by contacting Sun Life at 1-844-738-8118, group #5487131.


Emblem Health Direct Payment Plan
  • All New York State employees who are enrolled in health insurance are automatically sent enrollment information on GHI Retiree Dental Plan at the time of your retirement. 
  • You must enroll no later than 90 days post-retirement, or immediately following the end of COBRA coverage. You will receive an enrollment form and summary of benefits after you retire, or at the end of the COBRA period. This plan is administered by Emblem Health (GHI).
  • Additional information on this policy may be obtained by contacting Emblem Health at 1-800-947-0101.

Vision Benefits

Davis Vision (effective 9/1/2020):