State Employee Health Plan

SEHP General Inquiries

Email Benefits when you have questions about vendor coverage or general claims issues with vision, dental, pharmacy or voluntary benefits.

Email Membership when you have questions about the membership administration portal, eligibility, new hires, termination, retirees, COBRA or spending accounts.

(785) 368-6361

Contact Us


Health Plan Operations

Title/Description Name Email Address Phone Number
Senior Manager of Operations Paul Roberts

(785) 296-0120
Assistant Manager of Operations
  • Medical Plans (Aetna and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas) 
  • Retiree Medical Plans (Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans and BCBSKS Medicare Senior Plans)
  • Preferred Lab Programs (Quest Diagnostics, Stormont Vail Health, The University of Kansas Health Systems)
  • Vision (Avēsis Vision) 
Michelle L. Lopez

(785) 368-6533
Pharmacy Benefits Coordinator
  • Pharmacy (Caremark)
  • Rx Savings Solutions 
  • Medicare Part D (SilverScript)
  • HRA/HSA (MetLife)
Gabby Orth

(785) 296-6205
Non State Employer Group Coordinator
  • Dental (Delta) 
  • Non State (NSE) Groups
  • Voluntary Plans (The Hartford)
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • FSA (NueSynergy)
Tammy Bennett

(785) 296-8556
HealthQuest Coordinator
  • HealthQuest Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • HealthQuest Health Center
Sara Phelps

(785) 296-5624
Onsite Wellness Coordinator
  • HealthQuest - VENDOR
Chelsy Wessel

(785) 783-4080
Employee Assistance Program, Onsite Representative
  • ComPsych - VENDOR
Cassidy White

(312) 705-1587


Membership Services

Title/Description Name Email Address Phone Number
Sr. Manager of Member Services Joan Peterson (785) 296-3147
Benefits Consultant, Active State Employees Valerie Fisher (785) 291-3264
Benefits Consultant, Active State Employees Kristen Burge (785) 296-2112
Benefits Consultant, Active State Employees Richelle Brokmann (785) 368-6578
Benefits Consultant, Consumer Driven Health Plans Emari Clark (785) 296-0880
Benefits Consultant, COBRA & Non State Employer Groups Laura Linder (785) 296-0611
Benefits Consultant, COBRA & Non State Employer Groups Katey Westfall (785) 296-5443
Direct Bill Call Center N/A
  • Topeka Area: 
    (785) 296-1715
  • Toll Free:
Program Specialist, Direct Bill/Retirees Jody Fritz (785) 296-5877
Benefits Consultant, Direct Bill/Retirees Crystal Cason (785) 291-3126
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