Insurance benefits

PEBA administers the state’s employee insurance programs for South Carolina's public workforce. The largest program, the State Health Plan, is a self-funded health insurance plan. That means premiums are not paid to an insurance company, but instead are held in a trust fund. PEBA pays members’ claims and the Plan's administrative expenses from this trust fund.

PEBA partners with the state's public employers to provide comprehensive insurance coverage. We strive to keep costs responsive to employee needs and fair to all stakeholders.