Pre-tax Savings Accounts
Pre-tax Savings Accounts allow employees to pay eligible medical and dependent daycare expenses from pre-tax rather than post-tax income. In addition, premiums for the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program, supplemental benefits and life insurance (excluding spouse and dependent life insurance coverage) may be treated as pre-tax deductions. Learn more about how these accounts work on our member page:
Evaluations for visual acuity are generally covered by health insurance. For eyeglass frames, lenses, or for vision exams outside of your health network, optional vision care insurance (VSP Vision Care) is available to state employees, retirees and dependents. Subscribers pay the full premium . The vision services plan covers eye exams, frames, lenses, and contact lenses, with plans for singles, couples and extra visits for families.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
Zurich Accidental Death and Dismemberment provides payments for specific amputation injuries, such as loss of a limb, or for accidental death. You choose a coverage level based on multiples of your salary. It also includes travel insurance and insures against identity theft. This benefit is only available to active employees. Learn more about this benefit at the following member page:
Long-Term Care Insurance
Mutual of Omaha offers a long-term care insurance plan through HealthChoice. It is available to employees, their spouses, and the parents of employees and spouses who reside in Wisconsin and can be purchased any time of year for those who qualify. Each member ’s policy will be individually underwritten—premiums are based on that person’s age, gender and health at the time of enrollment. A subscriber can choose from a range of inflation protection options. Find out more about this benefit at our member page: