2020 enrollment for state group insurance starts Sept 30

The Annual Enrollment period for all State Group Insurance Program eligible employees to make their 2020 benefits decisions begins September 30. Enrollment end dates are different by plan and are listed below.

There is good news for most plan members – there are no premium increases for health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance coverage in 2020. There are two exceptions: state and higher education retiree health plan members will have an increase of 3.2 percent, and members enrolled in the Tennessee plan, a supplemental medical insurance for retirees with Medicare, will have a premium rate increase in 2020.

Here are the enrollment dates by plan type:

State and Higher Education – September 30 – October 11, ends at 4:30 p.m. CT

Local Education, Local Government and Retirees – September 30 – October 25, ends at 4:30 p.m. CT

Eligible employees will find premium charts, benefits and enrollment videos, and more resources on the ParTNers for Health website a https://www.tn.gov/partnersforhealth.html

Webinars for employees who want to learn more or ask questions about 2020 benefits will be held in September and October. Here are the dates:

State and higher education (all CT)

Monday, Sept. 23: 10-11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 26: 9-10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 30: 1-2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3: 2-3 p.m.,Monday, Oct. 7: 10-11 a.m.

Local education and Local government (all CT)

Monday, Sept. 30: 10-11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 10: 1-2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 21: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24: 10-11 a.m.

Employees can view instructions at www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/finance/fabenefits/documents/webinar_login_instructions.pdf and find information at https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/partnersforhealth/ae/about-enrollment.htmlNo registration is necessary.

For help, employees can live chat with customer service representatives during business hours by clicking on the Help Button at www.tn.gov/content/tn/partnersforhealth.html Or they can call Benefits Administration at 800.253.9981, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT.

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