Benefits

For questions regarding your benefits, please contact Shared Services at 855.214.2644 or visit www.usg.edu/hr/benefits

Health Insurance

For questions regarding your health membership details, visit Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Georgia or call their customer service line at 1.800.424.8950.

Lab Corp is the in-network lab for both the Open Access POS and HMO plans.  Please note:

  • LabCorp may have "draw sites" (i.e. in a hospital or doctor's office)
  • Emergency/Urgent/Stat labs can be done at labs other than LabCorp
  • Members should always ask prior to lab work being done who the lab provider will be
  • This does not include members that are inpatient
  • If a member is referred by an in-network provider to a lab other than LabCorp, please have them notify BCBSGa immediately to educate the provider.

Dental Insurance

For questions regarding your dental paln, please call MetLife's customer service line at 1.866.832.5759.

Vision Insurance

Other Benefits

Tax Sheltered Annuities

Loans and Hardship Distributions

Due to recent changes to the IRS code, new procedures have been put in place for taking loans and hardship distributions from your 403(b) and/or 457(b) account. To make a distributions request, visit Retirement Manager and follow the prompts on the screen.

To learn more about Retirement Manager, please see www.brainshark.com.

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