Health & Dental Insurance

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Who we cover

Retirees that DO receive health and dental benefits through the Employes' Retirement System:

  • General City, Fire and Police.

All others need to contact their agencies to learn about their coverage:

  • Milwaukee Public Schools (Last names A-K)… 414-475-8158
  • Milwaukee Public Schools (Last names L-Z)… 414-475-8233
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College… 414-297-6504
  • Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District… 414-225-2049
  • Wisconsin Center District... 414-908-6000

If your agency is covered, upon retirement you are entitled to continue the medical and dental coverage in which you were enrolled as an active employee.


General City of Milwaukee retirees are eligible to continue with City of Milwaukee group health insurance if you had at least 15 years of City service. Premiums are based on negotiated labor agreements or Common Council resolutions.


Dental benefits can be continued for 18 months through COBRA after retirement from city service, at a rate of 100% of the full premium.


Retiree Benefits Guide

The 2023 Retiree Benefits Guide can be accessed here.

Provider Contact Numbers

To receive a replacement healthcare ID card, or any other reason please contact the appropriate carrier below:

    Carrier Phone Number
    UHC Choice 1-800-841-4901
    UHC Choice Plus 1-800-841-4901
    United Healthcare Care24 1-800-942-4746
    United Healthcare MedicareRx 1-866-465-0572
    OptumRx (Non-Medicare member) 1-800-841-4901
    Medicare 1-800-633-4227
    CarePlus Dental 1-414-771-1711
    Delta Dental 1-800-236-3712


Current Rate Charts

Health Insurance          COBRA Health           COBRA Dental           COBRA Vision


Additional Information

Changing your coverage

Flu information

Preventative care

If eligible, you must enroll into Medicare Parts A and B

Pharmacist Manager: With Medicare or Without Medicare

Sherpa Program

Frequently Asked Retiree Health Care Questions


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