There are several different options for health insurance from the State Health Plan Options to various HMOs. You will be given an Insurance Benefits Guide with the price of each individual insurance program. You may choose coverage as follows: employee only, employee and children, employee and spouse or full family coverage. *Medi-call must be called for each hospital admission. Pre-certification for planned hospital admission or within 48-hours for emergency admissions this is a requirement and failure to do so may result in higher costs for the employee. Effective May 2, 2008 there are new guidelines for employees that retire from the State of South Carolina.
State Health Options:
South Carolina Blues https://www.southcarolinablues.com/web/public/sc/
GEA TRICARE Supplement http://www.selmantricareresource.com/
PEBA Insurance Benefits http://www.eip.sc.gov/
How to Log into myBenefits: https://mybenefits.sc.gov/mybenefits/authentication/checkBrowser.do
The State provides dental insurance free for all full-time employees. Employees must pay for their dependents. The insurance carrier is Blue Cross/Blue Shield of SC. Employees may also choose a supplemental plan in addition to their basic Dental Plan called Dental Plus. The entire cost of Dental Plus is paid by the employee. Please refer to the Insurance Benefits Guide for more information.