The Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds administers the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program, which covers 240,000 active and retired public employees and their families. The pages and resources in this section provide information about your options for health insurance, pharmacy, dental, vision, and supplemental benefits.

Over-the-Counter Test Coverage

Effective January 15, 2022, most members can purchase over-the-counter COVID-19 diagnostic test kits at no cost to you. Coverage limits and exclusions apply. See Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Test Coverage Test Information for additional details and resources. 

Free federal COVID-19 rapid tests now available via COVIDtests.gov. 
Every household is eligible to order four (4) free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.

Need help placing an order for your at-⁠home tests?
Call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489).

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 vaccines are covered by medical benefits for all members and by pharmacy benefits for non-Medicare members. See Your Health Benefits and COVID-19 for more information and resources.

Need assistance or have questions about benefits? Employees should contact health plans/vendors or their employers’ payroll/benefits office. Retirees should contact health plans/vendors or ETF at 1-877-533-5020.

Plan Year 2022 Has Begun

The open enrollment period for plan year 2022 ended on October 22, 2021. All changes or enrollments made during the open enrollment period were effective January 1, 2022. 

The 2022 Certificates of Coverage and Schedules of Benefits are now available. 

Looking for premium rates and other information? Select your program option or search for your program on the Benefits Available to Me page by employer. You can also see rates in the 2022 Health Benefits Decision Guides.