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Employee Discount Programs


As a member of Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, you have access to discounts and services through Blue365, a program designed by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.  Blue365 is designed to take you beyond your health care coverage to offer you easy access to trusted health and wellness resources.  As a member, you enjoy discounts and savings on health care resources, healthy living programs, recreation and travel.

For the most current list of vendors or more information, visit


The products and services offered by Blue365 are not endorsed or guaranteed by the State of Iowa.  Any disputes regarding the products and services should be directed to Wellmark, Blue Cross and Blue Shield.


Introducing a Unique Savings Network Just For You

Get discounts at over 300,000 local merchants, 350 national retailers and 200 gift card brands, PLUS thousands of daily deals and a cash back online savings mall.

To register for Perks:

  1. Go to
  2. Click “Register Now” in the upper middle area of the site.
  3. In “Your Group Code,” enter STOFIA and click “register.”
  4. Complete the Profile information.

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Local Merchant Discounts On-The-Go

Download the free PerksConnect mobile app to search and access discounts right on your smart phone! Discounts include restaurants, movie theaters, beauty, clothing, dry cleaning, travel, and more.

National Retailer Deals

350+ major retailers provide exclusive savings generally not available anywhere else.  Deals include entertainment, health & wellness, travel, electronics, and more.

Discounts on Gift Cards

Get discounts of up to 15% on 200 retail brand gift cards including major national online and walk-in merchants around the country.

Daily Deals

Access deals from leading providers nationwide including Groupon, Living Social, Amazon, Saveology, and many more.

Cash Back Shopping

Receive cash back for shopping at over 5,000 popular retailers including Target, Office Depot, Macy’s, Walgreen’s, and more through one easy-to-use online shopping portal.

Insurance and Benefits

Get comprehensive, affordable coverage including:

  • Home and Auto Disability
  • Limited Medical Cancer/Critical Illness
  • Major Medical Long-term Care
  • Dental Legal Insurance
  • Term Life Pet Insurance
  • Accident AD&D

To Suggest a Merchant

If you have a local merchant that you would like to see offering a discount, send an email to with the business name, location and phone number.


All state employees are encouraged to research and compare prices and services before purchasing, signing any contract or making any arrangements.  Any arrangements, services or products purchased with this discount program are strictly between the employee, as a consumer, and the merchant, and are the sole responsibility of the individual employee.  The State of Iowa and the EDP assume no responsibility for any arrangements, contracts, purchases or disputes between an individual employee and any discount merchant.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The State of Iowa does not endorse or affirm the quality of products or services provided by EDP merchants.  The State of Iowa provides a listing of discount programs offered by businesses.  The information contained in this website is believed to be reliable and while every effort is made to assure that the information is as accurate as possible, the State of Iowa at no time endorses nor recommends any specific commercial products, process, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, and does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the state.

Those persons who access this information assume full responsibility for the use of said information and agree that the State of Iowa is not responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage arising from the use of any information contained in this site.  The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the State of Iowa of the linked websites, or the information, products, or services contained therein.

Disclaimer of Liability

With respect to documents available from this site, neither the State of Iowa nor any of its employees makes any warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.

More Information

For more information about the employee discount program, contact Rachel Wilson at 515-281-8866 or email

Updated 01/29/2019