Health Insurance Reminders

Health Insurance Reminders
  • NON-MEDICARE MEMBERS: (includes retirees, spouse, and/or dependents): If you have elected or are continuing City of Milwaukee health benefits coverage for 2020, you will not receive a new United Healthcare (UHC)/OptumRx card. Contact information for UHC/OptumRx is on the back of your card. Other benefit phone numbers, including UHC/OptumRx are also located on page 20 of the 2020 Retiree Benefits Guide. The ERS does not send out health/prescription drug cards. If you are new to UHC/OptumRx for 2020 and do not receive a new UHC/OptumRx card by December 31st, please contact UHC directly at 1-800-841-4901

 

  • MEDICARE MEMBERS: If you are continuing City of Milwaukee health benefits coverage and prescription drug coverage through UHC and UHC MedicareRx Part D for 2020, you will not receive a new UHC or UHC MedicareRx Part D cards for 2020. If you are new to UHC and UHC MedicareRx Part D for 2020 you will receive two new cards from UHC. The ERS does not send out health or prescription drug cards to Medicare members. If you do not receive the two cards by December 31, 2019 please contact UHC at 1-800-841-4901 or UHC MedicareRx Part D at 1-866-465-0572.  

 

  • MPS, MATC, MMSD, UNITED WATER SERVICES, AND VEOLIA RETIREES: The ERS office does not handle your health insurance.  Please do not call ERS with health insurance questions if you retired from one of the above listed agencies.  If you have questions or concerns, you should call the agency directly.

 

  • POLICE AND FIRE RETIREES METLIFE VISION/ DENTAL COVERAGE VIA SOURCE ONE (aka the “Retired Public Safety Officers Insurance Premium Deduction Program.”):  The ERS office does not administer this benefit. If you have questions or concerns regarding this benefit, please call Source One at 414-220-9900.
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