About The Company

The Company Behind Your Plan


Baton Rouge-based Starmount Life Insurance Company is a leading provider of group dental and vision benefits, and a subsidiary of Unum Group, one of the country’s largest providers of voluntary workplace benefits. We cover more State of Louisiana Employees than any other dental plan. Starmount is rated A- (Excellent) for financial strength by A.M. Best as of April 2017 and was listed on the 2016 Ward’s 50® Top Performers in life and health insurance.
In business since 1983, and acquired by Unum Group in 2016, Starmount, and sister company AlwaysCare Benefits, are headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA. All claims and administration are handled from the Baton Rouge home office.


Starmount and AlwaysCare Benefits partner 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, high 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 most Sears Optical® and Pearle Vision® locations. For more information, please visit www.enrollwitheyemed.com/access and select the “Access” network from the dropdown box.

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.