For the 2021 plan year, the It’s Your Choice decision guide will continue to be a printed guide, as a companion piece to the collection of It’s Your Choice web pages. You must notify ETF by July 19, 2020 of your intent to go completely electronic, or whether you will need copies of the paper guide.
Delivery services are taking necessary precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic and as a result, are not currently offering signature confirmation of secure delivery of employee statements. After evaluating various options, ETF has decided that the most secure option is to mail the 2020 Annual WRS Statement of Benefits directly to all active WRS participants.
Have you considered joining the WPE Group Health Insurance Program? The program is administered by ETF and offers competitive health insurance premium rates, one-stop shopping for access to many provider networks statewide, and a prescription drug benefit program administered by a pharmacy benefits manager credited with saving employers millions of dollars in prescription drug costs.
ETF has compiled answers to frequently asked questions by employers and members about the impact of the global Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) on Wisconsin Retirement System retirement and insurance benefits.
The WRS Annual Statement of Benefits (dated January 1, 2020) will soon be delivered to active employees with WRS contribution balances as of December 31, 2019. There are special instructions and web resources for your employees.
For the health and privacy of our employers and members, ETF has postponed the delivery of the WRS Annual Statement of Benefits (dated January 1, 2020) to local governments until delivery services are again offering signature confirmation for secure delivery.
The State Agency Health Insurance Standards, Guidelines and Administration Employer Manual (ET-1118) has been revised. Please disregard any previous versions of this manual. You can see a summary of the changes here.