Vol. 17, No. 11
May 4, 2000
Dual-Choice for Plan Year 2001
Mark Your Calendars: Special Edition on Dual-Choice
for Plan Year 2001
We take this opportunity to provide the dates surrounding the upcoming
Dual-Choice Enrollment period for Group Health insurance coverage
in 2001. Watch for subsequent Bulletins containing more
detailed information and instructions.
Dual-Choice Enrollment Period Is Tentatively Scheduled
for October 2-20, 2000
State agencies and local employers who participate in the Group
Health Insurance Program, mark your calendars. The Dual-Choice Enrollment
period for 2001 coverage is tentatively scheduled to be held from
October 2 through 20, 2000. During this period, currently insured
employes may switch from one health plan to another plan or from
single to family coverage without restrictions. All coverage changes
will be effective January 1, 2001.
Attend the Dual-Choice Kick-Off Meeting: September
Each year ETF offers a Dual-Choice "Kick-Off" meeting
so that state and local employers, payroll and personnel representatives,
health plan representatives and ETF staff may share information
and discuss procedures regarding the Dual-Choice Enrollment period.
The 2000 Dual-Choice "Kick-Off" meeting has been scheduled
September 26, 2000
- 11:30 a.m.
Inn - Madison Grand Canyon Ballroom, 517 Grand Canyon Drive,
Madison, WI 53719
Anyone wishing to stay overnight at the hotel should contact the
hotel as soon as possible to make reservations. Attached is a map
showing directions to the Radisson Inn in Madison.
Arrange Dual-Choice Health Fairs Early
Representatives from group health insurance plans will be available
to provide information and answer questions at employer health fairs.
Local employers and state agencies are responsible for arranging
their own health fairs.
State agencies only: If you wish to have your
health fair dates and times printed in the 2001 It's Your
Choice booklet, contact Mary Hensen at (608) 266-8411 or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by August 2, 2000.
You may also contact Mary Hensen if you have any Dual-Choice related
concerns or questions about attending the Kick-Off Meeting.