Group health insurance changes

Group Insurance Board (GIB) on September 1, 2017 announces no premium increase for 2018 – see below

2017

September 1, 2017 – GIB announces no premium increase for 2018

March 29, 2017 Wis State Journal article – Budget Committee rips self-insurance plan

March 24, 2017 Legislative Council Self Insurance Memo

February 28, 2017 – ACE letter to Group Insurance Board

February 16, 2017 Wis ETF News release – ETF Talks About Group Insurance

February 16, 2017 Wis ETF – Group Insurance FAQ’s including regionalization and self-insuring topics

February 8, 2017 – Group Insurance Board approves changes, and sends to Joint Finance Committee for approval

February 1, 2017 – ACE letter to Group Insurance Board

2016

December 14, 2016 news article – Group Insurance Board delays decision

December 13, 2016 news article – Group Insurance Board to vote today

See our November 2016 ACE newsletters on group health insurance changes

October 24, 2016 ACE Annual meeting video of high-quality and in-depth presentations and discussion on the Group Insurance Board initiative on self-insurance for calendar year 2018 (91 minutes)  (click here for video)

BSG analysis on why self funding could jeopardize state program

Health Care Trends analysis of Milwaukee health insurance market compared to other large metro areas

See our August 2016 ACE newsletters on group health insurance changes!

July 29, 2016 – a Wisconsin State Journal article says:

“In yet another recent report that ranks the states, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ranked Wisconsin third for its health care system quality behind only Maine and Massachusetts.”

July 2016 – GIB Request For Proposals (RFP) for Third Party Administrator

2015 – documents at the links below are the basis for the RFP in July 2016

November 2015 – Segal Consulting, The Segal Group, Inc., Second Report – GIB staff letter and report

November 2015 – Segal Consulting, The Segal Group, Inc., Second Report – report only