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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)

Unity Health Insurance – Community


What’s New for 2017

Unity Health Insurance – Community network continues to offer access to doctors and hospitals throughout Southern Wisconsin and guaranteed access to the specialists at UW Hospital and Clinics and American Family Children’s Hospital. With MyChart, you have access to your health information, health management tools and insurance details all in one place. MyChart also allows you to review Explanation of Benefits (EOBs) and print ID cards. Visit to learn more about Unity.

Provider Directory

Go to to access a provider directory. Select “Find a Doctor for State Employees.” Select the “Community Network” link. To request a printed directory be mailed to you, call 1-800-362-3310.

Referrals, Prior Authorizations, Out-of-Network Care

Referrals are not needed when receiving care from in-network providers. Prior authorization is required for certain services, procedures and for out-of-network providers before you receive care. You will receive written notification of the approval or denial for the prior authorization. You may check the status of your request at If you are unsure if a service, test or procedure requires prior authorization or a referral, contact 1-800-362-3310 prior to the appointment or visit

Service Area

Adams, Columbia, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Vernon, Walworth and Waukesha counties.
Limited provider availability in: Crawford, Lafayette, Marquette and Wood counties as well as providers located in Cambridge and Mazomanie.

Emergency and Urgent Care Outside Service Area

If you require emergency or urgent care when outside of the network, seek care at the nearest medical facility. Contact Unity Customer Service at 1-800-362-3310 or your primary care physician if assistance is needed to determine the appropriate level of care. Follow-up care must be received from an in-network provider unless approved by Unity.

Mental, Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse

For assistance in accessing mental, behavioral health or substance abuse services, call UW Health - Behavioral Health Care Management at 1-800-683-2300.

24-Hour Nurseline

Not available.

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: 8/17/2016 6:39:39 PM