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2018 It's Your Choice - Local Traditional Health Plan Insurance for Employees and Retirees
Wisconsin Department Of Employee Trust Funds It's Your Choice 2018

Local Traditional Plan
Insurance for Employees
and Retirees
(PO2, PO12)

Plan Design Options

No matter which plan design option or health plan you choose, the in-network coverage is the same (Uniform Benefits). The main differences are premiums and out-of-network benefits.

Below are the health plan designs you have to choose from. Take a moment to compare these options and choose the plan design that fits best with your situation. For benefit information, see the Breakdown of Your Costs by Plan Design.


Employee and Retiree without Medicare

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  It’s Your Choice
Local Traditional
Health Plan
It’s Your Choice
Local Access Plan

Monthly Payment (Premium)

$$$$ $$$$
See breakdown of your costs
$$$$ $$$$
Health Plan Selection See Interactive Map
for available health plans and provider directories
Administered by WEA Trust
Statewide / Nationwide Access
All plans include nationwide pharmacy coverage; visit for in-network pharmacies
See Interactive Map for more details
Out-of-Network Benefits Emergency and urgent care only

Retirees With Medicare

The table below highlights key differences between the available Medicare plan design options.

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Health Plan Medicare
It’s Your Choice
Medicare Plus
Monthly Payment (Premium) $$$ $$$
Coverage Area
Emergency and urgent care are covered out-of-network for all plans
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Local, county-based
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Administered By
Many health plans, see Interactive Map for more details WEA Trust
Coverage Includes Items Not Covered by Medicare
Hearing aids, routine hearing and vision exams, durable medical equipment

Only helps pay for items partially covered by Medicare
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Covered length of stay
120 Days
120 Days
30 Days



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: 9/22/2017 11:18:40 AM