Skip to Main Content

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
Email: Benefits.Administration@tn.gov

Weekly New Employee Orientation for State Employees
Starting June 25, Benefits Administration will provide a weekly New Employee Orientation for state employees from 1-3 p.m. Central time every Monday. Following is the link to connect to the WebEx.

https://tngov.webex.com/tngov/j.php?MTID=ma29b3d8aefe1c1f4bbb6e7cadd0e243a

New Employee Orientation Worksheet

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.