South Central Service Cooperative partners with several nationally known companies to provide a variety of standard and tailor-made insurance plans and services that are efficient and priced right. As the result of insurance pooling, specially negotiated rates are available to public and non-profit employers who become (are) members of the cooperative network. There are no membership fees for joining any of these insurance programs. 


Kelsey Rose, General Information 507-389-6999

Wendell Sande, Insurance Service Director, 507-386-2970

Bill Colopoulos, Current Members and Healthcare Reform, 507-206-7419

Dan Weir, New Members, 612-799-2999

Proposal & Forms 2021 Mandatory Bid

SCSC partners with BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota (BCBSMN) to provide a large variety of health plans to meet the needs of your employees.

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The everyday choices we make can help us become happier, healthier, and more fulfilled with our lives at work and at home. And that’s why SCSC offers a Wellness Program designed to improve the overall physical, mental, and social well-being of all member participants and their families.


Medical Spending Accounts from Further will make the health spending process simple and seamless at every turn. Account management, customer service, and technology are united under one roof, making it easy for you to get what you need.
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
                              Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
                              Health Savings Account (HSA)
                              Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Association (VEBA)

Work with SCSC and BCBS/Select Account to implement a VEBA (Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association) account, HRA (Health Reimbursement Account), or HSA (Health Savings Account) to help manage your costs. You can contribute pre-tax dollars for your employees and retirees to a fund that can be used for current and future medical expenses. Many deductible or coinsurance options are available, and all plans offer preventive care benefits including physical exam provisions.

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The Affordable Care Act

PCORI Taxes Memorandum and Compliance Instructions


General Compliance Information

Voluntary Dental Insurance could lower benefit plan costs while adding a desired employee benefit. This is a voluntary program that allows groups to choose from three dental plans (two options each) and is offered through National Insurance Services and underwritten by Delta Dental of Minnesota.

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SCSC’s public sector benefits representative, National Insurance Services (NIS), can customize a Group Life Insurance plan to meet your needs. NIS works with a variety of insurance carriers to ensure a seamless match to your bargained contracts.

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SCSC has partnered with ACSIA Partners, LLC to provide discounted quality LTC programs and LTC educational services to SCSC member groups.

Long-Term Disability  Insurance is a complicated product. SCSC’s LTD Insurance partner, National Insurance Services, is a public sector specialist that will help you align your benefit contracts with contract language and best practices for LTD insurance.

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Voluntary Vision Insurance from MHC & Vison Service Plan

MCH and VSP offers you the choice of two plans. Each plan comes with options that offer different coverage levels and monthly premiums to meet the varying needs your employees.

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