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EIU Benefit Services

Health Insurance

The State shares the cost of health coverage with you. While the State covers the majority of the cost, you must make monthly contributions determined by your annual salary.  FY25 Benefit Choice Booklet.

To enroll or change your health insurance, please visit MyBenefits. 

Insurance can only be changed during the enrollment month, May 1-31, or after a major life event. 

NPI Lookup

The NPI Number (National Provider Identifier) is the only healthcare provider identifier that can be used for identification purposes in standard transactions by covered entities. Look up your healthcare provider's NPI number here.

Health Insurance

Health Plans Address Phone
Aetna HMO PO Box 981106, El Paso, TX 79998-1106 1-855-339-9731
Aetna OAP PO Box 981106, El Paso, TX 79998-1106 1-855-339-9731
Blue Advantage HMO PO Box 805107, Chicago, IL 60680-4112 1-800-868-9520
Health Alliance HMO 3310 Fields South Drive, Champaign, IL 61822 1-800-851-3379
Health Link OAP PO Box 411580, St. Louis, MO 63134 1-800-624-2356
HMO Illinois  PO Box 805107, Chicago, IL 60680-4112 1-800-868-9520
Quality Health Care Plan (Aetna)  PO Box 981106, El Paso, TX 79998-1106 1-855-339-9731
Aetna PPO (CDHP)  PO Box 981106, El Paso, TX 79998-1106 1-855-339-9731



Full-time employees have the option to opt-out of health coverage if they have other comprehensive coverage provided by an entity other than the Department of Central Management Services. Proof of other coverage and appropriate documentation must be submitted. Be advised that if you have previously opted-out of benefits, you can re-enroll only during the Benefits Choice Period. 

Qualifying Changes in Status

After the Benefits Choice Period ends, you will only be able to change your benefits if you have a qualifying change in status. 

You must report a qualifying change in status at within 60 days of the event to be eligible to make benefit changes outside the Benefits Choice Period.

Life changes that may impact your eligibility:

  • Newborn, newly acquired dependent(s) or loss of dependent(s)
  • Marriage, divorce, legal separation, annulment or death of a spouse
  • Change in spouse or dependent’s employment, Public Aid or Medicare status
  • Change of home address

Note: If you are not currently enrolled in benefits due to previous nonpayment of premiums, contact the Premium Collection Unit to discuss your Benefit Choice Options at 217-558-4783. 

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Contact Information

Benefits Office

Old Main Room 2020
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston IL, 61920

Fax: 217-581-3614

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