While the Human Resources staff is available to assist you, in many cases employees may need to communicate directly with vendors who partner with Lander to provide benefits services.

 

Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA)

Lander University is a participating employer in the South Carolina state government benefit programs, administered by the S.C. Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA). PEBA contracts with the following vendors to process claims and administer some parts of the plans which are offered.

PEBA (Insurance and Benefits)

The Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), a South Carolina state government agency, is responsible for the administration and management of the state's employee insurance programs and retirement systems.

Insurance Benefits
https://www.peba.sc.gov/nyb

Member Login: MyBenefits
Toll-Free: 888-260-9430


Retirement Benefits
https://www.peba.sc.gov/nyb

Member Login: Member Access
Toll-Free: 888-260-9430
Retiree Billing: 803-734-1696
State Optional Retirement Program (State ORP): Vendor Contact Information

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Claims for the health insurance plans are processed by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina.

SHP Standard Plan, Savings Plan and Medicare Supplemental Plan
statesc.southcarolinablues.com

Member Login: My Health Toolkit
Toll-Free: 800-868-2520
BlueCard Program: 800-810-BLUE (2583)


Medi-Call (Medical Preauthorization)

Toll-Free: 800-925-9724
Fax: 803-264-0183


Companion Benefit Alternatives (Behavioral Health)
www.companionbenefitalternatives.com

Mental Health and Substance Abuse: 803-736-1576 or 800-868-2520
Mental Health Precertification & Case Management: 800-868-1032
Mental Health Fax: 803-714-6456
Tobacco Cessation: 866-784-8454


Health Coaching
https://www.peba.sc.gov/health-coaching 

Toll-Free: 855-838-5897 
Fax: 803-264-4204


National Imaging Associates (Advanced Radiology Preauthorization)
www.radmd.com

Toll-Free: 866-500-7664


State Dental Plan, Dental Plus
https://www.peba.sc.gov/dental

Member Login: statesc.southcarolinablues.com 
Toll-Free: 888-214-6230
Fax: 803-264-7739

Express Scripts (State Health Plan Prescription Drug Program)

Express Scripts is the State Health Plan pharmacy benefits manager.

SHP Prescription Drug Program
https://www.peba.sc.gov/prescription-benefits 

Member Login: www.express-scripts.com 
Prescription Drug Program Customer Service: 855-612-3128
Express Scripts Medicare®: 855-612-3128

EyeMed Vision Care (State Vision Plan)

EyeMed administers the State Vision Plan. 

State Vision Plan
https://www.peba.sc.gov/vision 

Customer Care Center: 877-735-9314
Group Number: 9925991

MetLife (Basic, Optional and Dependent Life Insurance Plans)

MetLife administers three different plans offered through PEBA insurance benefits.

Basic Life, Optional Life, Dependent Life
https://www.peba.sc.gov/life-insurance 

Statement of Health: 800-638-6420 (Option1)
Claims: 800-638-6420
Continuation: 866-492-6983
Conversion: 877-275-6387
Fax: 866-545-7515
Policy Number: 200879-1-G

Selman & Company/ASI (TRICARE)

Extended only to active and retired service members and their spouses who meet eligibility requirements, Selman & Company offers the GEA TRICARE Supplement Plan to TRICARE eligible employees and their families of the State of South Carolina.

Customer Service: 866-637-9911 (Option 1)
Claims Fax: 800-310-5514

The Standard Insurance Company (Long Term Disability)

Standard Insurance Company provides Basic Long Term Disability (BLTD) and Supplemental Long Term Disability (SLTD) insurance to eligible State of South Carolina employees.

Basic Long Term Disability, Supplemental Long Term Disability
https://www.peba.sc.gov/long-term-disability 

Customer Service: 800-628-9696
Fax: 800-437-0961
Medical Evidence of Good Health: 800-843-7979
Group Number: 621144

ASIFlex (MoneyPlus)

MoneyPlus is a program that can help maximize your spendable income by allowing you to pay certain insurance costs on a pre-tax basis.

Member Login: www.asiflex.com/scmoneyplus 
Customer Service: 833-SCM-PLUS (833-726-7587)
Email: asi@asiflex.com 

South Carolina Deferred Compensation Program (401(k) and 457(b) Plans)

For employees who would like to explore savings beyond the SCRS/ORP pension programs, the South Carolina Deferred Compensation Program has 401(k) and 457(b) savings plan offerings that are administered by Great West Retirement Services. 

The South Carolina Deferred Compensation Program
Great West Retirement Services

Member Login: www.southcarolinadcp.com  
Key Talk: 877-457-6263 

All enrollments and changes for these plans are coordinated directly with the vendor, who will then facilitate enrollment with the university's Payroll department. Please contact Human Resources at 864-388-8310 with any questions about deductions.