40.85(2) (2)The board shall do all of the following:
40.85(2)(a) (a) Determine the requirements for and the qualifications of the employee-funded reimbursement account plan providers.
40.85(2)(b) (b) Approve the terms and conditions of the proposed contracts for administrative and related services.
40.85(2)(c) (c) Determine the procedure for the selection of the employee-funded reimbursement account plan providers in accordance with s. 16.705.
40.85(2)(d) (d) Approve the terms and conditions of model agreements which shall be used by each state employee to establish an employee-funded reimbursement account.
40.85(2)(e) (e) Require as a condition of the contractual agreements entered into under this section that approved employee-funded reimbursement account plan providers may provide service to state agencies only as approved by the board.
40.85(2)(f) (f) Require as a condition of the contracts entered into under sub. (1) that the employee-funded reimbursement account plan providers reimburse the department, to be credited to the administrative account of the public employee trust fund under s. 40.04 (2) (c), for administrative costs incurred by the department in connection with employee-funded reimbursement account plans.
40.85(2)(g) (g) Deposit into the appropriate accounts established under s. 40.04 (9m) (a) that part of an employee's gross compensation that the employee wants placed in each employee-funded reimbursement account.
40.85 History History: 1987 a. 399; 1989 a. 14; 2001 a. 16.
40.86 40.86 Covered expenses. An employee-funded reimbursement account plan may provide reimbursement to an employee for only the following expenses that are actually incurred and paid by an employee and that the board determines are consistent with the applicable requirements of the Internal Revenue Code:
40.86(1) (1)Dependent care assistance for a person who is dependent on the employee.
40.86(2) (2)The employee's share of premiums for any group insurance benefit plan provided by the department under this chapter, or any other group insurance benefit plan approved under s. 20.921 (1) (a) 3., except premiums for income continuation benefits under s. 40.62.
40.86(3) (3)Medical expenses which are not covered under a health insurance contract.
40.86(4) (4)Transportation expenses authorized under section 132 of the Internal Revenue Code.
40.87 40.87 Treatment of compensation. Any part of gross compensation that an employer places in a reimbursement account under an employee-funded reimbursement account plan established under this subchapter which would have been treated as current earnings or wages if paid immediately to the employee shall be treated as current earnings or wages for purposes of any retirement or group insurance benefit plan provided by the department.
40.87 History History: 1987 a. 399; 1991 a. 39.
40.875 40.875 Administrative and contract costs.
40.875(1)(1)The department shall do all of the following:
40.875(1)(a) (a) Beginning on January 1, 1990, collect, from each state agency with employees eligible to participate in an employee-funded reimbursement account plan, a fee in an amount determined by the department to equal that state agency's share of all of the following:
40.875(1)(a)1. 1. Costs under contracts with employee-funded reimbursement account plan providers.
40.875(1)(a)2. 2. The department's administrative costs under this subchapter.
40.875(1)(b) (b) Establish a formula, subject to approval by the board, to determine the fees charged to state agencies under par. (a).
40.875(1)(c) (c) Establish procedures for collecting the fees charged under par. (a).
40.875(1)(d) (d) Collect forfeitures from employee-funded reimbursement accounts, under the terms of contracts with employee-funded reimbursement account plan providers or with employees.
40.875(1)(e) (e) Deposit fees collected under par. (a), forfeitures collected under par. (d) and interest earned on the fees and forfeitures in the fund, credited to the account established under s. 40.04 (9m) (a) to pay costs described in par. (a) 1. and 2.
40.875(1)(f) (f) Charge costs described in par. (a) 1. and 2. to the account established under s. 40.04 (9m) (a).
40.875(2) (2)The department may base the fees charged under sub. (1) (a) on estimates of anticipated administrative and contract costs.
40.875 History History: 1989 a. 14.
subch. IX of ch. 40 SUBCHAPTER IX
HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM CREDITS
40.95 40.95 Health insurance premium credits.
40.95(1)(1)
40.95(1)(a) (a) Subject to sub. (2), the department shall administer a program that provides health insurance premium credits for the purchase of health insurance for a retired employee, or the retired employee's surviving insured dependents; for an eligible employee under s. 40.02 (25) (b) 6e., or the eligible employee's surviving insured dependents; for an employee who is laid off, but who is not on a temporary, school year, seasonal, or sessional layoff, and his or her surviving insured dependents; and for the surviving insured dependents of an employee who dies while employed by the state, for the benefit of an eligible employee whose compensation includes such health insurance premium credits and who satisfies at least one of the following:
40.95(1)(a)1. 1. The employee accrues accumulated unused sick leave under s. 13.121 (4), 36.30, 230.35 (2), 233.10, 238.04 (8), or 757.02 (5).
40.95(1)(a)2. 2. The employee has his or her compensation established in a collective bargaining agreement under subch. V of ch. 111.
40.95(1)(a)3. 3. The employee has his or her compensation established in a collective bargaining agreement under subch. I of ch. 111 and the employee is employed by the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority.
40.95 Note NOTE: Collective bargaining under subch. I of ch. 111 for employees of the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority was eliminated by 2011 Wis. Act 10.
40.95(1)(b) (b) The health insurance premium credits shall be based on the employee's years of continuous service, accumulated unused sick leave and any other factor specified as part of the employee's compensation.
40.95(2) (2)The department is not required to administer any program that provides health insurance premium credits for the purchase of health insurance for a retired employee, or the retired employee's surviving insured dependents; for an eligible employee under s. 40.02 (25) (b) 6e., or the eligible employee's surviving insured dependents; for an employee who is laid off, but who is not on a temporary, school year, seasonal, or sessional layoff, and his or her surviving insured dependents; and for the surviving insured dependents of an employee who dies while employed by the state, if the department determines that the program does not conform to the program approved by the joint committee on employment relations under s. 230.12 (9).
40.95 History History: 1995 a. 88, 89, 216; 2003 a. 33, 117, 326; 2009 a. 28; 2011 a. 10, 32.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 18 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on August 19, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after August 19, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 8-19-19)