State Agencies and Local Health Employers
Vol. 18, No. 7
May 11, 2001
Special Edition on Dual-Choice for Plan Year 2002
We take this opportunity to announce the dates surrounding the
Dual-Choice Enrollment period for Group Health Insurance coverage
in 2002. Watch for subsequent Employer Bulletins
containing more detailed information and instructions.
Dual-Choice Enrollment Period Tentatively Set for October
State agencies and local employers who participate in the Group
Health Insurance Program should mark their calendars. The Dual-Choice
Enrollment period for 2002 coverage is tentatively set for October
8 - 26, 2001. During this period, currently insured employees 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, 2002.
Attend the Dual-Choice Kick-Off Meeting: October 2,
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 2002 Dual-Choice "Kick-Off" meeting has been scheduled
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2000
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Place: Mendota Mental Health Institute - Madison
Conference Center Building
301 Troy Drive
Madison, Wisconsin 53704
Phone: (608) 243-2500
Attached is a map showing directions
to the Conference Center Building in Madison. Follow Packers Avenue
to Northport Drive. Northport Drive becomes Highway 113. Turn left
on Troy Drive (at the PDQ Store). Take Troy Drive to North Road
and turn left. Take North Road past the Engineering Power Plant
and turn left.
Parking is available in several locations:
- Behind the Engineering Power Plant next to Building 107. Follow
the service road from the parking lot to Lorenz Road. The entrance
to the Conference Center is on the far-left side of the building.
- On Main Road between the Administration Building and Lorenz
- On Memorial Drive in front of Goodland Hall.
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 2002 It's Your Choice booklet, contact Mary
Hensen at (608) 266-8411.
You may also contact Mary Hensen if you have Dual-Choice related
concerns or questions about the Kick-Off Meeting.
Updated Plan Contact List
Attached to this Bulletin is an updated copy of the Health Plan Contacts sheet (ET-1728) revised 05/2001.
This list contains each Plan's contacts for membership and coverage,
claims, supplies, EAP and complaints/grievances.