State Employee Health Plan

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Health Plan Operations

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

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

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

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

HealthQuest Coordinator
  • HealthQuest Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • HealthQuest Health Center
Sara Phelps

Onsite Wellness Coordinator
  • HealthQuest - VENDOR
Chelsy Wessel

Employee Assistance Program, Onsite Representative
  • ComPsych - VENDOR
Cassidy White



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: 
  • 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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