Domestic Partner Health Insurance



Phone (608) 262-5650 -- Benefits Office

Fax (608) 265-1456

Hours Monday - Friday 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

21 N Park Street, Suite 5101
Madison, WI 53715

Detailed enrollment information for domestic partner health insurance is now available to UW-Madison faculty and staff.

Visit the website to learn more about domestic partner requirements, benefit plan options and directions for filing affidavits.

Effective January 1, 2010, provisions within state budget bill 2009 Wisconsin Act 28 permit same sex and opposite sex domestic partners to be treated similarly to spouses for the Wisconsin Statute § Chapter 40 benefit programs administered by Employee Trust Funds (ETF).

Chapter 40 benefit programs include the State Group Health Insurance Program, the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program (WDC), State Group Life Insurance and other related programs. These provisions became effective on January 1, 2010, which was the first possible effective date of a domestic partnership for Chapter 40 benefit purposes. For more information, see Domestic Partner Benefits, ET-2166.

Keywords:health insurance health insurance partner spouse benefits enrollment human resources domestic   Doc ID:12503
Owner:Geoff M.Group:Campus and Visitor Relations
Created:2009-10-26 19:00 CDTUpdated:2016-10-07 11:11 CDT
Sites:Campus and Visitor Relations
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