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For New Employees

Welcome to the State of Tennessee Group Insurance Program

The state's insurance program offers comprehensive coverage for state and higher education employees and participating local education and local government employees.

On this page you will find an online benefits orientation presentation, eligibility and enrollment guides, forms and other resources that explain the benefits available to you as a new employee. It is important that you understand your benefits and make informed decisions now since some of these benefits are only available during your initial eligibility period.

Your human resource director or agency benefits coordinator will be able to answer any benefits-related questions you may have and help you enroll. You may also contact Benefits Administration with questions.

Benefits Administration
800.253.9981 or 615.741.3590
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CT

Is Your Email Address Correct in Edison?
Please log in to Edison and make sure your email address is correct. It’s easy! Just go to “self service”, “my system profile” and “change or set up email address”. Benefits Administration uses email addresses in Edison to communicate important insurance-related information to members. We do not share your information, ever. You can unsubscribe at any time.

New Employee Orientation for State Employees
Links to the video and follow-along packet are below. If participants have questions during or after the orientation, they can submit a request to  

Now, let’s get started!
To access the New Employee Orientation video, please click here.
To access the follow-along packet, click here.

Additional Enrollment Information
Please see the Publications section of this website to view comparisons of covered services and detailed member handbooks. Enrollment applications are available on the Forms Page.