Your Voluntary Group Benefits Portal

As a full time employee you and your dependents ( Spouse and Children ) are eligible to participate in our group vision benefits program. For the plan year effective 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018 MetLife has been chosen as the provider for our group program.

Some of the Program Highlights include;


Contact our Broker Team!
Health Planning Assoc.
Donna Davis, LUTCF,

Tel: 800-508-0795 ext 302
Fax: 478-475-0564


Send Secure Email 
Through Corporate Website
Click on Contact Us, then
Secure Contact Form

Vision Providers

You may use your own vision provider or select an in-network provider through MetLife  and
take advantage of negotiated group provider rates which will save you money. The
MetLife vision network is the (MetLife Vision PPO Network). You can access them at You may also call the MetLife Customer Service
Center at 800-275-4638.

Plan Details and Rates

Click "here" to access the 2018 Group Benefits Guide. On page  # 10 you will find the details
​on the plan design you may enroll in. On page # 19 you will find the employee and dependent monthly rates. You will also find a plan certificate and plan summary in the "Forms Library" page for further plan details.

MetLife Secure Member Access

Interested in online access for MetLife? Registering is easy and you can access your complete benefits, plan details, providers search engine, claim processing information, order and print temporary ID cards. Log on to  to create your personalized home page access.

ID Cards

Your vision provider will need an ID Card to process you vision claims. Your vision ID Card contains the information the providers will need such as your carrier name, subscriber name, group number, network name, plan information access to verify benefit information. It is important that you take your card with you when you visit any vision providers. You may log
​on to to order a new card and also access a temporary ID Card. You may also call MetLife Customer Service at Toll Free: 1-800-275-4638. 


Enrollment in the group vision program is not automatic and you will need to enroll within 30 days after your hire date or experience a qualifying event or annual open enrollment which will take place in the latter part of the 4th quarter every year. Notices for open enrollment will be distributed early to give you time to enroll. Enrollment forms are included in the "Forms Library" for your convenience.


Contact MetLife Customer Service
Toll Free: 1-800-ASK-4-MET or 1-800-275-4638

Contact our Broker Support Team 
Health Planning Associates
Toll Free: 1-800-508-0795

Donna Davis, LUTCF, PHIAS, CSA
Toll Free: 800-508-0795 Ext. # 302

Alysia Long, Group Claims Specialist
Toll Free: 800-508-0795 Ext. # 309

Secure E-Mail through Website at ( Click on Contact Us, then "Secure Contact Form")

Contact Sumter County Board of Education
Lydia Gunn
Benefits Manager
Tel: 229-931-8545

  • Network is the MetLife Vision PPO Network which is one of the largest in the region.
  • The program has a $10 co-pay for in-network providers for your annual eye examination.
  • The co-pay is $25 for in-network lens and frame benefits. Includes Single Vision, Bi-Focal, Trifocal or Lenticular.
  • Want to learn more - Click this link to watch a quick MetLife video on the vision program.​

Group Vision

Your Group Vision Benefits Program