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GEN 3.B.1. Insurance Benefits.

 

(1)   The following insurance benefits are available to faculty and academic staff who are participants in the Wisconsin Retirement System. Information regarding eligibility dates, monthly rates, and applications are available in the Human Resources Office.

(a)   Accidental Death and Dismemberment - coverage available for employee, spouse, and dependent children; domestic partners and his/her dependents may be eligible upon completion of the “Affidavit of Domestic Partnership” form

(b)   Additional Term Life Insurance - coverage available for employee, spouse, and children; domestic partners and his/her dependents may be eligible upon completion of the “Affidavit of Domestic Partnership” form

(c)   Catastrophic Insurance - major/medical and some dental coverage available to employee, spouse, and dependent children

(d)   Dental Insurance - some dental coverage available for employee and family; domestic partners and his/her dependents may be eligible upon completion of the “Affidavit of Domestic Partnership” form

(e)   Group Health Insurance - comprehensive medical and hospitalization for employee, spouse, and dependent children

(f)    Group Life Insurance - term life coverage available for employee, spouse, and dependent children

(g)   University Insurance Association - mandatory term life insurance for all employees earning a specified monthly salary

(2)   The following insurance benefits are available to faculty, graduate assistants, and academic staff who do not contribute to the Wisconsin Retirement System but who are employed at least one-third time. Detailed information regarding eligibility, monthly rates, and applications are available in the Human Resources Office.

(a)   Accidental Death and Dismemberment - coverage available for employee, spouse, and dependent children; domestic partners and his/her dependents may be eligible upon completion of the “Affidavit of Domestic Partnership” form

(b)   Additional Term Life Insurance - coverage available for employee, spouse, and children; domestic partners and his/her dependents may be eligible upon completion of the “Affidavit of Domestic Partnership” form

(c)   Catastrophic Insurance - major/medical and some dental coverage available to employee, spouse, and dependent children

(d)   Dental Insurance - some dental coverage available for employee and family; domestic partners and his/her dependents may be eligible upon completion of the “Affidavit of Domestic Partnership” form

(e)   Group Health Insurance - comprehensive medical and hospitalization for employee, spouse, and dependent children

(f)    University Insurance Association - mandatory term life insurance for all employees earning a specified monthly salary (not available to graduate assistants)

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