Group Health Insurance and Wellness

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Superior health and wellness benefits

The Group Health Insurance unit manages and maintains medical, dental, life insurance and supplemental benefits for employees and retirees of the government. As a component of Health Insurance, the unit also manages a wellness program for the Government of the Virgin Islands.

Open Enrollment

August 16 - September 17

Open enrollment is the time of year that you can make changes to your benefits; such as drop or add dependents, drop coverage, or enroll into coverage. All new elections and changes made during open enrollment will be effective October 1 2021.

Additional Information

The office electronically collaborates client-related information with the insurance provider in the following areas:

  • Maintenance of Enrollment Roster
  • Beneficiary Changes
  • Increases & Decreases of Coverage
  • Student Verification
  • Addition & Removal of Dependents
  • Payment of Death Benefits
  • Receipt of Self-Contribution Payments
  • Distribution of Informational Booklets
  • Employee Orientation to the Plan
  • Employee Benefit Education


The Government of the US Virgin Islands provides superior health benefits to our retirees. Retirees under 65 years of age are covered by CIGNA Healthcare and retirees over 65 years of age are covered by United Healthcare.

Documents and Forms

Health & Life Insurance Benefits Enrollment and/or Change Form
Out of Network Vision Services Claim Form
Request for Address Change
Medical History Statement (To provide evidence of insurability or proof of good health)

Our Team

Need to make benefits changes?


Valerie Clarke-Daley

Chief, Group Health Insurance

340-774-8588 ext. 5144

Ladee Shanna Martin

Wellness Program Coordinator

340-774-8588 ext. 5252

Ahzullah Nibbs

Senior Insurance Officer

340-774-8588 ext. 5136

Marie Vanterpool

Insurance Officer

340-774-8588 ext. 5138

Sparkle Estrill

Administrative Client Service Assistant

340-774-8588 ext. 5137

Denise Parker

Insurance Officer

340-774-8588 ext. 5123

Riise Creque

Insurance Officer

340-774-8588 ext. 5148

Nakisha Young

Insurance Officer

340-718-8588 ext. 4040

Kristal Francis

Insurance Officer

340-718-8588 ext. 4027