Wellmark

The South Dakota State Employee Benefits Program has partnered with Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Dakota as the state’s third-party administrator for health and prescription drug claims. BCBS is based in Sioux Falls. Members of the State Employee Health Plan will enjoy access to a broad range of hospitals, primary care providers, and specialists. Additionally, telehealth benefits are offered through Doctor on Demand.

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New federal regulations have mandated that employees covered by self-funded health plans like the South Dakota State Employee Benefits Program can now receive Over the Counter (OTC) COVID-19 Tests at no cost. Click here to read the complete announcement.

To obtain Covid-19 tests from the federal government: Visit COVIDTests.gov or call 1.800.232.0233 (TTY 1.888.720.7489) to order your free COVID test kids from the federal government. No one will call, text, or email you from the federal government asking for your information to “help” you order free kits. These are scammers and should be ignored immediately.