About The Company

The Company Behind Your Plan


Baton Rouge-based Starmount Life Insurance Company has been a leading provider of group dental and vision benefits for State of Louisiana employees since 2001. We are a subsidiary of Unum Group, one of the country’s largest providers of voluntary workplace benefits. All claims and administration are handled from the Baton Rouge home office. Starmount is rated A (Excellent) for financial strength by A.M. Best as of June 2021.


Starmount partners with EyeMed Vision Care to bring Louisiana State employees access to a leading vision care company, offering true choice in providers combined with unmatched value, quality products and service excellence that exceeds customer expectations. As part of Luxottica Group, the world’s leading frame manufacturer, EyeMed provides members with a diverse network that includes thousands of private practitioners and leading optical retailers including LensCrafters®, Target Optical® and Pearle Vision® locations. For more information, please visit https://member.eyemedvisioncare.com/starmount/en.

For more information on the dental or vision plans offered, or to enroll, visit www.Pickanydentist.com. Have questions? Email us at LAStateEmployees@StarmountLife.com or call toll-free 1-888-400-9303 (in Baton Rouge, 400-9303), 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST weekdays, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST on Saturdays.