The UW System offers group health, dental, and vision insurance options to help fit the individual needs of its employees and the employee’s family. You decide which plans are best for you and your family. Click on each plan to learn more.

State Group Health Insurance

The UW System provides comprehensive health insurance throughout Wisconsin to employees and their families through the State Group Health Insurance program. There are four plan designs from which to choose: Health Plan, High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Access Plan and Access HDHP.

Health plans (insurance carriers) offered through these plan designs include Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs). There are two plan designs that have a nationwide network of preferred providers if you need coverage outside of Wisconsin (Access Plan or Access HDHP).

Dental Wisconsin

Dental Wisconsin is a supplemental dental insurance plan that offers comprehensive dental coverage. There are two benefit plans from which to choose: the PPO and the Select Plan (you may enroll in either the PPO or the Select Plan – not both). A vision discount plan is included in both options.

EPIC Benefits+

EPIC Benefits+ offers supplemental dental coverage, as well as a hospital/surgery benefit, an accidental death and dismemberment benefit and a vision discount plan, with the option to purchase vision insurance.

VSP Vision

VSP Vision provides coverage for an annual eye exam, frames, lenses and contact lenses. VSP also provides discounted refractive eye surgery at select locations.


last updated: 12/9/2016