The easiest way to change your coverage during open enrollment is through MyBenefits at mybenefits.sc.gov. During October, each section in which you are eligible to make changes includes links to instructions.
If you’re the subscriber, you can use MyBenefits throughout the year to:
To protect your insurance information, you must register the first time you use MyBenefits. Learn how to register here.
In January, log in to MyBenefits at mybenefits.sc.gov. Select Review Benefits from the drop-down list to see your 2018 benefits. If you notice any errors, contact your benefits administrator immediately. Retirees, COBRA subscribers or survivors of a state agency, higher education institution or public school district should contact PEBA. If you are a retiree, COBRA subscriber or survivor of a local subdivision, contact the benefits administrator at the local subdivision with which you have a coverage relationship.
Open enrollment ends October 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Once the deadline has passed, you must wait until either the next October or until you enter a special eligibility situation. These occur after life events like getting married or having children. Insurance changes must be made within 30 days of the event.
Talk to your benefits administrator or call PEBA’s Customer Contact Center at 803.737.6800 or 888.260.9430.