If your work hours are reduced your benefits may be affected. Review the document below for your appointment type for a summary of how your benefits may be affected.

Click on the plan names below for information about how an increase in your hours affects your benefits.

If you are covered by WRS and your appointment increases to 50% or more and:

  • You are not currently enrolled in State Group Health: You may enroll within 30 days from your increase in appointment. You will be eligible for the full employer contribution towards your health insurance premium.
  • You are currently enrolled in State Group Health: You will begin to receive the full employer contribution towards your health insurance premium.

If you are covered by WRS, your appointment increases to 50% or more and you are not currently enrolled in a Supplemental Dental insurance Plan, you may enroll within 30 days from your increase in appointment.

If you are covered by WRS, your appointment increases to 50% or more and you are not currently enrolled in the Vision Insurance Plan, you may enroll within 30 days from your increase in appointment

If you are covered by WRS, your appointment increases to 50% or more and you are not currently enrolled in the Accident Insurance Plan, you may enroll within 30 days from your increase in appointment

If your appointment percentage changes, this may allow you to change your Health Care FSA and/or Dependent Day Care election. You must submit a 2020 FSA and HSA Contribution Change Form pdf to your institution's human resources office within 30 days of the date of the change.

You may want to change your contribution amount if your appointment percentage changes.

Review the Tax-Sheltered Annuity and/or Wisconsin Deferred Compensation webpages for information about how to enroll and/or change your election. 

Beneficiary Designations

Remember to review and update your beneficiary designations when you have a life event to make sure that your benefits are paid according to your wishes. Benefit plans that have beneficiary designations include life insurance plans, retirement plans and the health savings account.

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Every effort has been made to ensure this information is current and correct. Information on this page does not guarantee enrollment, benefits and/or the ability to make changes to your benefits.

Updated: 12/23/2020