SWIB is excited to announce an all new podcast series, The SWIB Podcast, where WRS members can turn to for timely information about the investments that help fund the state’s pension system. Podcasts feature discussions with SWIB staff regarding the global market environment and SWIB’s investment strategies that keep the WRS positioned for long-term success.
ETF has canceled all in-person appointments and benefits presentations through the end of this year, due the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, ETF staff are not traveling to on-site health benefits fairs. Here’s how you can talk with a benefits specialist to get the help you need, including scheduling a retirement appointment.
Group health insurance program members who utilize Serve You Rx should allow for these time frames: up to ten days for refillable prescriptions and up to two weeks for new prescriptions. Specialty medications are delivered next day. Learn how utilizing mail order for prescriptions can save time and money.
Flu season is approaching and typically runs through May. Think about getting your flu vaccine as soon as possible. While the flu vaccine won’t protect you from developing COVID-19, it’s still a good idea to get flu shot. Find out about CDC guidelines and where you can get a flu shot.
The Group Insurance Board today approved a modest premium increase for the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program. The overall state premium increase of 2.7% is less than the national trend for the second year in a row, according to Segal, the Board’s consulting actuary.
The GIB Board today approved mid-year changes to help group insurance program participants adjust to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on some pre-tax savings accounts and the Well Wisconsin Program incentive.