Latest Announcements

Health Insurance Premium-Free Holiday May 4, 2021 - The State Insurance Committee approved a medical premium holiday for June 2021. The medical portion of your group insurance premium will not be deducted from the first biweekly payroll on May 18 and the May monthly payroll (meaning, you will not be required to pay the May premium for that month).
Enroll in the 2020 – 2021 Flexible Benefits Program Sep 25, 2020 - The enrollment period for the University of Tennessee’s Flexible Benefits program is from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31. For calendar year 2021, Optum Bank will manage the medical, limited purpose and dependent care programs.
Benefits Annual Enrollment 2020-2021 Sep 24, 2020 - Each year, annual enrollment is your chance to choose benefits or make benefit changes that will be effective Jan. 1. The annual enrollment period for calendar year 2021 coverage is from Oct. 1 - Oct. 16.
Temporary benefit changes responding to COVID-19 Mar 27, 2020 - From March 17 – May 31, 2020, Tennessee state and higher education health plan members won’t pay for Telehealth visits when they use carrier-sponsored Telehealth programs, even if the visit if for something other than COVID-19.
Updated: Coronavirus COVID-19 Benefits (Insurance and Pharmacy) Mar 18, 2020 - On March 17, The State Group Insurance Program received approval from the State, Local Education and Local Government Insurance Committees to waive member cost-sharing for in-network COVID-19 testing and in-network outpatient visits associated with this test.

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