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SEGIP News and Updates

Welcome to the SEGIP News and Updates page. Here is where you can keep up to date with important and timely benefit information.

Open Enrollment has come to a close: what you need to know going into 2019.

11/21/2018 11:27:34 AM

While you are no longer able to make changes to your benefits, there are still many ways you can take full advantage of them going into the new year.

Update your life insurance beneficiary information. Access your information and update your beneficiary on the LifeBenefits website.

Review your new member ID card for accuracy.

  • BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota, CVS Caremark, and Delta Dental Group 216 will send new member ID cards to all new members.
  • PreferredOne, HealthPartners, and HealthPartners Dental Plan will send new member ID cards to newly enrolled members and existing members who changed their clinic or cost level.
  • 121 Benefits will issue a new debit card to members who are newly enrolled in MDEA, HRA, BVEA, and those whose Benny card will expire on December 31, 2018.
Explore our wellbeing programs and services. As your employer, the State of Minnesota provides services available to you that include a wide variety of assistance, coaching, advice, and more.
  • State of Wellbeing powered by Virgin Pulse. This innovative program allows you to actively address your goals through the State of Wellbeing’s four focuses: cognitive wellbeing, physical wellbeing, social wellbeing, and economic wellbeing. Access programs, challenges, and more through your account on the Virgin Pulse platform.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Your EAP provides expert, confidential, personal consultation for concerns including financial and legal matters, relationship challenges, and personal and family problems. For more information, visit the LifeMatters website (password: stmn1) or call a LifeMatters EAP consultant at 651-259-3840 or 1-800-657-3719.
  • Omada. This breakthrough online program guides you through modest lifestyle changes that help you lose weight and reduce your risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Most people can decrease their risk by losing 5-7% of their weight. If you or your adult family members are at risk, SEGIP will cover the entire cost of the program. Visit the Omada website to learn more.
  • Become an Agency Wellbeing Champion. The State of Minnesota is seeking dedicated, enthusiastic employees to get involved with promoting cognitive, physical, social, and economic wellbeing throughout the state. If you are interested in being a champion, email the Employee Wellbeing Program Manager at for your information packet and manager approval form.
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