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Risk Management and Insurance

The Department of Risk Management and Insurance is responsible for the comprehensive risk management program that is in place to protect and insure the assets of the County of Sullivan. The Risk Management and Insurance Department oversees various employee benefit programs such as; health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance and voluntary (member funded) programs. This office also administers our retiree health insurance benefits for our 300+ retirees. The Department of Risk Management seeks to reduce the County’s total cost of risk. Where appropriate, we place the responsibility for potential loss on other parties through the purchase of commercial insurance coverage or contractual obligations. The Risk Management and Insurance Department also administers the Self Funded Worker’s Compensation Program. This program covers the County employees, the employees of the Community College, as well as the employees of the Town, Villages and Fire and Ambulance companies in the County of Sullivan.