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Accumulated Sick Leave Credit Conversion Program:
What You Need To Know
(For State & UW Participants)

At retirement, state employees may be able to use unused sick leave to pay for health insurance. Do you know how this benefit works? Who is eligible? How the credits are calculated and when they can be escrowed? Find out everything you need to know about the state’s Accumulated Sick Leave Credit Conversion Program with this three-part series of videos and resources. Topics reviewed also include comparable coverage, reinstatement of sick leave, use of credits by spouses/survivors, and much more.

  • Your Health Benefits in Retirement
    How will your health benefits change in retirement? What happens when you become eligible for Medicare? Find out everything you need to know about transitioning your health benefits into retirement and post-retirement health benefits under the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program with this series of videos and resource sheets.
  • WRS Annuity Payment Options – Receiving Your Retirement Benefit
    Getting ready for retirement and trying to decide how to receive your retirement benefit? In this short video, we’ll discuss the different monthly payment options along with how accelerated payments work.
  • Your Plan Design Options
    Not sure where to start when it comes to selecting a health plan through the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program? This video will walk you through the first step in the process: choosing a plan design. The video highlights key differences between your plan design options and the case studies below show how different plan designs would impact a participant’s budget over three years. The video and resources apply to active state and UW participants not on Medicare.