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2017 It's Your Choice - State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance for Employees and Retirees

Wisconsin Department Of Employee Trust FundsIt's Your Choice 2017

State of Wisconsin
Group Health Insurance Program
(State Employees, Retirees, Continuants and Graduate Assistants)


See our IYC 2017 e-Learning
What's Changing
This Year?
Take a moment to view our It's Your Choice 2017 e-learning, which covers these topics:
  • important changes for 2017
  • take action video
  • take action checklists

It's Your Choice - Coming Soon
October 17 - November 11
I'm Here for
Open Enrollment
It’s Your Choice 2017 open enrollment period is
October 17 through November 11, 2016.

  • Change health plans
  • Change from family to individual coverage
  • Enroll if you had previously deferred coverage
  • Cancel coverage for yourself or an adult dependent child and more
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Enroll Within 30 Days
I'm a
New Employee
If you are electing health insurance coverage, you must enroll within 30 days of your date of hire (in an eligible position), or first eligible appointment.
It's Your Choice - Coming Soon
Life Change Events
I've had a
Life Change Event
You may have the opportunity to enroll or change your coverage outside of open enrollment. Did you recently:
  • have a change in marital status,
  • enter into a domestic partnership,
  • have a baby,
  • have an eligible move to a new county
  • or have another life change event?

It's Your Choice - Coming Soon
New Retiree
I'm a
New Retiree
When you retire, your health insurance plan (if you are enrolled) will automatically continue in most circumstances.

If you are enrolled in any optional insurance plans that you wish to continue, you must return a continuation form directly to the insurance vendor.

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Medicare Info
I'm New
to Medicare
If you are eligible for Medicare, you and your Medicare-eligible dependents must be enrolled in the hospital (Part A) and medical (Part B) portions of Medicare at the time of your retirement, as soon as you turn age 65 or have another Medicare enrollment opportunity.

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Every effort has been made to ensure that this information is accurate, but may be subject to change. Please note revision dates located at the bottom of each page. In the event of conflicting information, federal law, state statute, state health contracts and/or policies and provisions established by the State of Wisconsin Group Insurance Board shall be followed.

This page was last modified on: 11/2/2016 10:43:34 AM