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GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE BULLETINS (State Agencies)

DATE
ISSUE TITLE
April 12, 2018
Vol. 35, No. 7

Well Wisconsin Updates

March 9, 2018
Vol. 35, No. 5

Accounting and Reporting for Other Postemployment Benefits (OPEB)

January 4, 2018
Vol. 35, No. 1

Well Wisconsin Updates for 2018

September 25, 2017
Vol. 34, State D

Health Insurance It's Your Choice Information
It's Your Choice 2018 Open Enrollment is October 2 - 27, 2017

August 31, 2017
Vol. 34, State C
Supplemental Benefits for It's Your Choice 2018
August 8, 2017
Vol. 34, No. 14
Revised WRS Contribution and Insurance Premium Due Dates for myETF
July 5, 2017
Vol. 34, No. 12
Distribution for the 2018 It’s Your Choice Guide
Employer Response Required
June 26, 2017
Vol. 34, State B
It’s Your Choice Open Enrollment Period, Kickoff Meeting Dates Set
June 20, 2017
Vol. 34, No. 10
Well Wisconsin Updates: On-site Flu Clinics & Incentive Payment Payroll Reports
April 11, 2017
Vol. 34, No. 7
Implementation Updates – Well Wisconsin and StayWell
January 10, 2017
Vol. 34, No. 3
Health Insurance and IRS Forms
December 13, 2016
Vol. 33, No. 16
2017 Well Wisconsin Updates
October 4, 2016
Vol. 33, State D
Health Insurance It's Your Choice Information:
Kick-Off Meeting, Open Enrollment & Important Changes
July 29, 2016
Vol. 33, State C
Optional Plans for 2017 to Supplement Your Coverage
July 1, 2016
Vol. 33, No. 7
Distribution for the 2017 It's Your Choice Brochure
Employer response required by July 15, 2016
June 7, 2016
Vol. 33, State B
It's your Choice Open Enrollment Period, Kick-Off Meeting Dates Set
April 14, 2016
Vol. 33, State A
State and Federal Health Insurance Notifications
December 29, 2015
Vol. 32, No. 18
2016 Well Wisconsin Updates
September 22, 2015
Vol. 32, State D
Health Insurance IYC Information and 2016 Kick-off Meeting
July 13, 2015
Vol. 32, State C
Uniform Dental Benefit Changes for 2016
June 29, 2015
Vol. 32, No. 8
Distribution for the 2016 Itís Your Choice Brochure
June 18, 2015
Vol. 32, State B
Itís Your Choice Open Enrollment Period, Kick-Off Meeting Dates Set
May 28, 2015
Vol. 32, State A
Rule Change Regarding Sick Leave Conversion
April 30, 2015
Vol. 32, No. 6
Medicare Secondary Payer/Data Match: Updated Health Plan Contact List
April 3, 2015
Vol. 32, No. 3
2015 Update for Well Wisconsin Incentive and Health Plan Reporting
February 13, 2015
Vol. 32, No. 2
Health Insurance Updates: Health plans, minimum essential coverage, national medical support notice and enrollment documentation
September 18, 2014
Vol. 31, State B
Health Insurance It's Your Choice Information
August 20, 2014
Vol. 31, State A
Well Wisconsin—Workplace Screening and Taxability of Wellness Incentives
June 16, 2014
Vol. 31, No. 9
Electronic Distribution for the 2015 It's Your Choice Booklets
May 22, 2014
Vol. 31, No. 7
It's Your Choice Open Enrollment Period Kick-Off Meeting Date Set
October 15, 2013
Vol. 30, State D
When Family Health Insurance Coverage Ends Upon Death of a State Employee

October 11, 2013
Revised October 29, 2013

Vol. 30, No. 14

Insurance Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses
September 18 , 2013
Vol. 30, State B
Health Insurance - It's Your Choice Information
June 10, 2013
Vol. 30, No. 9
Electronic Distribution for the 2014 It's Your Choice Booklets (Employer Response Required)
April 1, 2013
Vol. 30, State A
It's Your Choice Open Enrollment Period Tentative Kick-Off Meeting Date Set
September 19, 2012
Vol. 29, State F
Health Insurance It's Your Choice Information
September 12, 2012
Vol. 29, No. 10
Wisconsin Public Employers Group Health Insurance Program to be Available to Governmental Employers Not Participating in the Wisconsin Retirement System
May 4, 2012
Vol. 29, Local C
Electronic Distribution Required for the 2013 It's Your Choice Booklets (Employer Response Required)
April 27, 2012
Vol. 29, State B
IYC Enrollment Period, Tentative Kick-off Meeting Set
November 2, 2011
Vol. 28, No. 13
Correction: COBRA Continuation Rights for Dependents Upon Voluntary Cancellation by Subscriber for State Agencies and Local Employers
September 16 , 2011
Vol. 28, State D
Health Insurance It's Your Choice Information
June 8, 2011
Vol. 28, State C
Electronic Distribution Required for the 2012 It's Your Choice Booklets
April 29, 2011
Vol. 28, State A
It's Your Choice Enrollment Period Proposed Kick-Off Meeting Date Set
December 21, 2010
Vol. 27, No. 23
Dependents Have Rights upon Cancellation
October 8, 2010
Vol. 27, No. 18
Changes to Annual Adult Dependent Eligibility Mailing
September 17, 2010
Vol. 27, State D
Health Insurance It's Your Choice Information
August 12, 2010
Vol. 27, No. 15
Updated: Online Enrollment added to myETF Benefits for Employers and Members
June 18, 2010
Vol. 27, No. 12
Introducting MyETF Benefits for Employers and Members
May 27, 2010
Vol. 27, State B
Electronic Distribution Option for the 2011 It's Your Choice Booklets
April 30, 2010
Vol. 27, No. 11
It's Your Choice Enrollment Period & Kick-Off Meeting Dates Set
April 23, 2010
Vol. 27, No. 8
COBRA Subsidy Extension through May 2010
March 11, 2010
Vol. 27, No. 5
COBRA Subsidy Extended Again
February 5, 2010
Vol. 27, No. 4
COBRA Subsidy Extended; Contract Changes for 2010
October 21, 2009
Vol. 26, No. 14
Annual Adult Dependent Eligibility Mailing
September 18 , 2009
Vol. 26, State C
Health Insurance It's Your Choice Information
June 26, 2009
Vol. 26, No. 11
Health Insurance Premium Reporting
May 29, 2009
Vol. 26, No. 9
Health Insurance Enrollment Inquiry and Enrollment Update
May 20, 2009
Vol. 26, State B
Electronic Distribution Required for the 2010 "It's your Choice" Booklets
May 7, 2009
Vol. 26, No. 8
It's Your Choice Enrollment Period & Kick-Off Meeting Dates Set
March 31, 2009
Vol. 26, State A
COBRA Subsidy Part of American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009
March 9, 2009
Vol. 26, No. 4
Health Insurance Eligibility and Insurance Premium Reporting Applications Added to Online Network for Employers
December 23, 2008
Vol. 25, Number 17
November 17, 2008
Vol. 25, State F
October 15, 2008
Vol. 25, No. 14
September 18 , 2008
Vol. 25, State D
Health Insurance Dual Choice Information
May 15, 2008
Vol. 25, No. 9
Electronic Distribution Option for the 2009 It's Your Choice Booklets
April 30, 2008
Vol. 25, No. 8
Dual-Choice Enrollment Period and Kick-Off Meeting Dates Set
April 1, 2008
Vol. 25, State B
New! Group Health Insurance Application/Change Form
March 24, 2008
Vol. 25, No. 4
Medicare Data Match Project Forms Attached
January 17, 2008
Vol. 25, State A
Major Change Announced: State Contribution Toward Health Insurance Premium Begins Earlier
December 11, 2007
Vol. 24, State E
State Contribution Toward Health Insurance During a Leave of Absence
November 16, 2007
Vol. 24, State C
Health Report/Payment Mailing Insturctions
October 15, 2007
Vol. 24, No. 14
Annual Dependent Verification Mailing
September 17, 2007
Vol. 24, State A
Health Insurance Dual-Choice Information
April 23, 2007
Vol. 24, No. 9
Dual-Choice Enrollment Period and Kick-Off Meeting Dates Set
November 20, 2006
Vol. 23, State H
November 15, 2006
Vol. 23, State G
State Agency Health Insurance Administration Manual Revised
October 20, 2006
Vol. 23, State F
September 15 , 2006
Vol. 23, State B
Health Insurance Dual-Choice Information
August 21, 2006
Vol. 23, No. 14
Health Insurance Coverage End-Date for a Dependent Spouse Following Divorce
August 18, 2006
Vol. 23, No. 13
Medicare Data Match project Forms Attached
May 16, 2006
Vol. 23, Local 7
Dual-Choice Enrollment Period and Kick-Off Meeting Date Set
December 2, 2005
Vol. 22, No. 19
Important Health Plan Updates, Late Dual-Choice Applications, and Dual-Choice Rescinds; Revisions to Health Insurance Forms; Student Status Documentation Guidelines

November 30, 2005
Vol. 22, State K

2006 Group Health Insurance Reporting Forms: Note Change; Dual-Choice Due Dates; Alternate Report Requests;
Reporting and Assembly of 2006 Health Reports
October 14, 2005
Vol. 22, State I
Plans Mail Annual Dependent Status Letters and Questionnaires; Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) ID Card Reminder; It’s Your Choice Booklet Corrections/ Updates
September 28, 2005
Vol. 22, State G
Notification to State Retirees Regarding Medicare Part D Benefits and Coverage
September 16, 2005
Vol. 22, State F
Health Insurance Dual-Choice Information
August 16, 2005
Vol. 22, No. 15
Important Reminder: Revisions to Continuation-Conversion Notice (ET-2311)
June 28, 2005
Vol. 22, No. 11
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit
June 21, 2005
Vol. 22, No. 10
COBRA Final Rules and Change to Employer Responsibilities; Revisions to Continuation-Conversion Notice (ET-2311)
May 12, 2005
Vol. 22, No. 9
Dual-Choice Enrollment Period and Kick-Off Meeting Date Set
January 31, 2005
Vol. 22, No. 4
Mailing Address Correction for Physicians Plus Insurance
November 30, 2004
Vol. 21, State D
2005 Health Insurance Reporting Forms; Dual Choice Due Dates; Reporting and Assembly of 2005 Health Reports
October 20, 2004
Vol. 21, No. 13
Plans Mail Annual Dependent Status Letters
June 17, 2004
Vol. 21, No. 8
Handling Repayment of Claims Requests from a Medicare Intermediary
May 14, 2004
Vol. 21, No. 6
Bulletin Announces Dual-Choice Enrollment Period and Kick-Off Meeting Dates
November 11, 2003
Vol. 20, No. 17
Bulletin Contains Health Insurance Reporting Forms for 2004
October 30, 2003
Vol. 20, No. 15
Plans Mail Annual Status Letters; Pharmacy Benefit Manager ID Card Reminders
October 21, 2003
Vol. 20, State G
Errors and Updates in the It's Your Choice Books for 2004
October 20, 2003
Vol. 20, State E
Bulletin Provides State Maintenance Plan and Uniform Benefits Comparative Information
September 29, 2003
Vol. 20, State D
Health Insurance Dual Choice Information
September 26, 2003
Vol. 20, No. 14
DETF Makes Changes to Comply With Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
September 5, 2003
Vol. 20, State C
Spectera Vision Care - A New Benefit for State Employees
August 8, 2003
Vol. 20, No. 11
Health Insurance Dual-Choice Information
May 27, 2003
Vol. 20, No. 8
Medicare Data Match Plan Contacts for Federal CMS/Treasury Collection Efforts
May 23, 2003
Vol. 20, No. 7
Dual-Choice Enrollment Period for Plan Year 2004
March 11, 2003
Vol. 20, State A
Important Information Regarding Employee Layoff
December 12, 2002
Vol. 19, No. 23
Annual Student/Disabled Dependent Status Letters
November 13, 2002
Vol. 19, No. 19
Bulletin Contains Health Insurance Reporting Forms for 2003
October 18, 2002
Vol. 19, No. 18
Updated Plan Address/Phone/Fax Number & List for Sending Health Insurance Applications to the Plan
September 19, 2002
Vol. 19, State F
Health Insurance Dual-Choice Information
July 15, 2002
Vol. 19, No. 13
Health Continuation-Conversion Updates
June 27, 2002
Vol. 19, No. 10
How to Handle a Formal Notification of Claims Payable from a Medicare Intermediary or Threat from Collection Agency
June 26, 2002
Vol. 19, No. 12
Health Insurance Enrollment Data Compare
May 7, 2002
Vol. 19, No. 8
Mark Your Calendars:  Dual-Choice Enrollment for Plan Year 2003; Health Insurance Newsletter Coming Soon!
November 28, 2001
Vol. 18, No. 19
Annual Student/Dependent Status Letters
November 20, 2001
Vol. 18, No. 18
Bulletin Contains Health Insurance Reporting Forms for 2002
October 16, 2001
Vol. 18, No. 17
Updated Health Plan Address/Phone/Fax Number List for Sending Health Insurance Applications to the Plan
October 10, 2001
Vol. 18, State E
EPIC Correction and ERA Administrative Fee Suspended for 2002
October 9, 2001
Vol. 18, State D
Health Insurance Benefits for National Guard and Military Reserve Personnel on Unpaid Military Leave
September 20, 2001
Vol. 18, State C
Special Update About EPIC, ERA, State Group Life Insurance, and Long-Term Care Insurance
September 14, 2001
Vol. 18, State B
Health Insurance Dual-Choice Information
August 16, 2001
Vol. 18, No. 13
How to Handle a Request for Repayment of Claims by Medicare
June 29, 2001
Vol. 18, No. 10
GIB Adopts Changes to Help Curb Rising Health Insurance Costs
May 11, 2001
Vol. 18, No. 7
Special Edition on Dual-Choice for Plan Year 2002
April 23, 2001
Vol. 18, State A
Additional Health Insurance Enrollment Opportunity for Employees That Work Less Than Half-Time
December 5, 2000
Vol. 17, No. 27
Annual Student/Dependent Status Letters
November 17, 2000
Vol. 17, No. 23
Bulletin Contains Health Insurance Reporting Forms for 2001
October 2, 2000
Vol. 17, No. 20
Application Processing Instructions Provided for Dual Choice 2001
September 25, 2000
Vol. 17, No. 19
2001 Health Insurance Premium Rates Provided to Local Governments
September 15, 2000
Vol. 17, State G
Dual-Choice Period for 2001 Set for October 2-20, 2000
June 7, 2000
Vol. 17, State C
Changes in the State Group Health Insurance Program
May 4, 2000
Vol. 17, No. 11
Dual Choice for Plan Year 2001
March 8, 2000
Vol. 17, No. 5
Medicare Data Match - How to Handle a Request for Repayment of Claims By Medicare
January 28, 2000
Vol. 17, State A
Health Insurance Benefits for National Guard and Military Reserve Personnel on Unpaid Military Leave
November 18, 1999
Vol. 16, No. 17
Bulletin Contains Health Insurance Reporting Forms For 2000
September 28, 1999
Vol. 16, No. 15
Application Processing Instructions Provided For Dual-Choice 2000
September 20, 1999
Vol. 16, No. 13
Medicare Data Match Project Forms Attached (attachment updated 11/08/2002)
September 16, 1999
Vol. 16, State D
Dual-Choice Period for 2000 Set for October 4-22, 1999
August 26, 1999
Vol. 16, State C
Pay Adjustments for Health and Income Continuation Insurance Plan Amendments
May 13, 1999
Vol. 16, No. 8
Special Edition on Dual-Choice 2000

 

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