The State of Illinois now offers a web-based online enrollment platform entitled MyBenefits Marketplace. All plans administered by the State of Illinois, including the State Employees Group Insurance Program (SEGIP), the College Insurance Program (CIP), the Teachers’ Retirement Insurance Program (TRIP) and the Local Government Health Plan (LGHP) will utilize this enrollment platform beginning September, 2016.
The site is designed specifically for you to streamline your benefit options into a one-stop shop for your insurance needs. This includes learning more about your current insurance benefits, making enrollment decisions, changing your current coverage and finding contact information for all your plan administrators.
The new website is MyBenefits.illinois.gov. You can access this website via your computer, smartphone or tablet. Of course, you also have the option to call a customer service representative for further assistance or enrollment over the phone, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. CST at 1-844-251-1777 or TTY at 1-844-251-1778.
Members enrolled in any of the four group insurance programs administered by the State of Illinois are provided health and prescription drug benefits. Some programs offer additional benefits of vision, dental and life insurance coverage. The four groups include State employees and retired State employees; retired community college employees; retired Illinois teachers; and active employees and retired employees of Illinois' local governments.
Members of the State Employees Group Insurance Program, College Insurance Program (CIP) and Teachers' Retirement Insurance Program (TRIP), and the covered dependents of those members, must be enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B in order to be eligible for the Total Retiree Advantage Illinois (TRAIL) Program.