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Michael Ostrov promoted to Chief Medical Officer

June 21, 2016 -

Dr. Michael Ostrov has been promoted to Chief Medical Officer for WPS Health Insurance and Arise Health Plan, according to Executive Vice President Scott Kowalski. Read More…

WPS is honored for outstanding support of Air Force Reserve

June 07, 2016 -

WPS Health Solutions recently was recognized by the Air Force Reserve Command for outstanding support as an employer of Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen. Read More…

WPS wins Wisconsin business ethics award

May 18, 2016 -

WPS Health Solutions is one of the winners of the 2016 BBB Torch Awards for Business Ethics and Integrity, presented by the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau Foundation. Read More…

Aspirus Arise receives Wisconsin Certificate of Authority

April 13, 2016 -

Aspirus Arise Health Plan of Wisconsin will be able to offer new health insurance options to consumers in north-central Wisconsin. Read More…

WPS medical leader named Physician Citizen of the Year

March 18, 2016 -

Dr. Michael Ostrov, Medical Director, Network and Quality, at WPS Health Solutions, has been named the Wisconsin Medical Society’s 2016 Physician Citizen of the Year.Read More…

WPS presented with Fit-Friendly Worksite gold award

March 15, 2016 -

American Heart Association recognizes employers that encourage physical activity, provide healthy eating options, and promote a culture of wellness.Read More…

 

WPS announces new VP of Provider Relations

March 10, 2016 -

WPS and its marketing agency win 11 advertising awards

March 10, 2016 -

WPS chosen as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies®

March 07, 2016 -

Aspirus and Arise form new health insurance company

January 27, 2016 -

Aspirus and WPS Health Solutions today announced they are creating a new health insurance company in north-central Wisconsin. Read More Here

Shannon Frazier and family saluted for Operation Fan Mail

January 03, 2016 -

The Green Bay Packers and Arise Health Plan  paid special tribute to Capt. Shannon Frazier and her family during Sunday’s Packers-Vikings game for Operation Fan Mail. Read More Here

Alex Monfort and family saluted Sunday for Operation Fan Mail

December 13, 2015 -

TheGreen Bay Packers and Arise Health Plan paid special tribute to to Airman Alex Monfort and his family during Sunday’s Packers-Cowboys game for Operation Fan Mail. Read More Here

Ryan Hendrix and family saluted for Operation Fan Mail

November 26, 2015 -

TheGreen Bay Packers and Arise Health Plan paid special tribute to Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Hendrix and his family during Thursday’s Packers-Bears game for Operation Fan Mail. Read More Here

Matthew Hargis and family saluted Sunday for Operation Fan Mail

November 16, 2015 -

The Green Bay Packers and Arise Health Plan paid special tribute to Senior Airman Matthew Hargis and his family during Sunday’s Packers-Lions game for Operation Fan Mail.Read more Here

Arise Health Plan offers open-enrollment information at Aspirus clinics

November 13, 2015 -

Arise Health Plan is partnering with six Aspirus clinics to guide consumers in selecting individual health plans during the open-enrollment period for coverage in 2016.Read more Here

WPS Health Insurance, Arise Health Plan offer incentive for advance care planning

October 22, 2015 -

WPS Health Insurance and Arise Health Plan are providing a new incentive for eligible members to receive advance care planning guidance from their health care providers.Read more Here

Lt. Col. Brian Vogt and family saluted Sunday for Operation Fan Mail

October 12, 2015 -

The Green Bay Packers and Arise Health Plan paid special tribute to Lt. Col. Brian Vogt and his family during Sunday’s Packers-Rams game for Operation Fan Mail.Read more Here

Tyler Crane and family saluted Monday for Operation Fan Mail

September 29, 2015 -

The Green Bay Packers and Arise Health Plan paid special tribute to Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Crane and his family during
Monday’s Packers-Chiefs game for Operation Fan Mail.Read more Here

Packers salute combat-disabled and wounded veterans for Operation Fan Mail

September 21, 2015 -

The Green Bay Packers and Arise Health Plan paid special tribute to seven combat-disabled and wounded veterans during Sunday’s Packers-Seahawks game for Operation Fan Mail.Read more Here

AboutHealth and Arise Health Plan generate discussion about value-based health care in Wisconsin

August 26, 2015 -

Insurance brokers and employee benefits experts from around Wisconsin today are learning about a fresh approach to group health care costs, quality and effectiveness. Read more Here

Rob Palmer joins executive team at WPS

August 21, 2015 -

Rob Palmer is the new Vice President of Government Relations at WPS Health Solutions. He succeeds Christine Russell, who has retired. Read more Here

Packers, Arise Health Plan present ‘Operation Fan Mail’ for 2015

August 06, 2015 -

Operation Fan Mail, the program that recognizes military families at each Packers home game, will mark its ninth season in 2015, and the seventh year it has been presented by WPS Health Solutions or its affiliates.Read more Here

AboutHealth and Arise Health Plan announce major agreement

June 09, 2015 -

Arise is first to negotiate a single contract with AboutHealth. AboutHealth is a statewide health care organization committed to quality and efficiency. Read more Here

WPS chosen as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies®

March 09, 2015 - MADISON, Wis.—WPS has once again been recognized by the Ethisphere® Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 2015. Read more Here

RightCarePlus group plans now include ThedaCare

December 12, 2014 - MADISON, Wis. - ThedaCare is the latest provider to join Arise Health Plan’s RightCarePlus program to help employers effectively manage health care costs and give employees control of their care. Read More Here

Arise unveils RightCarePlus group plans

November 10, 2014 - MADISON, Wis. - Arise Health Plan is proud to announce a new lineup of RightCarePlus plans to help employers effectively manage health care costs and give employees control of their care. Read More Here

Starion Financial plans to purchase WPS Community Bank

October 15, 2014 - Starion Financial has signed a definitive agreement to purchase WPS Community Bank. This is a win-win for both WPS and Starion as this strategic move will allow the bank to continue its growth. Read more here Read More Here

Aspirus and Arise offer new health insurance plan

October 14, 2014 - WAUSAU, Wisconsin – Residents of six Wisconsin counties have a new health insurance option that provides access to Aspirus providers and the benefits and support of Arise Health Plan. The Aspirus Arise plan offers affordable premiums and the best value for members. Read More Here

Wisconsin Completes Filing Reviews

September 09, 2014 - Madison, WI — OCI has reviewed filings from fifteen (15) insurers who have requested their plans be certified as a qualified health plan (QHP) in the individual market and ten (10) insurers who have filed plans to participate in the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) exchange. The following is a list of all of the health insurers that have submitted rate and form filings to OCI. Read more here.

Arise adds United Hospital System to provider network

April 16, 2014 - Arise Health Plan is proud to announce that United Hospital System joined the Arise provider network, effective April 1. United Hospital System has two hospital campuses and more than 60 physicians and mid-level providers in Kenosha County. Read more here

Arise Health Plan, WPS offer health care reform seminars

November 06, 2013 - MADISON, Wis.—Nov. 6, 2013—Arise Health Plan and WPS are hosting 16 free seminars in Wisconsin to inform residents about health care reform and help them determine whether they qualify for an insurance subsidy from the government.Read more here

Arise Health Plan will serve 26 Wisconsin counties through the Health Insurance Marketplace

September 19, 2013 - Arise Health Plan will be offering insurance plans in 26 Wisconsin counties when Wisconsin’s Health Insurance Marketplace begins accepting applications Oct. 1. Read More

WPS Hires Strategy & Business Development Executive

August 28, 2013 - Stephens has key role in implementing strategic plan

John Stephens has joined WPS as senior vice president for strategy and business development. He had served as a consultant to WPS when its strategic plan was being developed. Stephens now has a key role in implementing the strategic plan and developing additional business opportunities. Read more here.

Packers, WPS Health Insurance Present ‘Operation Fan Mail’ for 2013

July 29, 2013 - Operation Fan Mail, the program that recognizes military families at each Green Bay Packers home game, will mark its seventh season in 2013, and the fifth year it has been presented by WPS Health Insurance.

WPS Health Insurance Announces Hamerlik to Replace Retiring Riordan as President and CEO

April 09, 2012 - WPS Health Insurance, Wisconsin’s leading not-for-profit health insurance company, announced today the appointment of veteran insurance leader Michael Hamerlik as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 11, 2012. Hamerlik will replace Jim Riordan, who will be retiring after more than 20 years in that role and 39 years with WPS.

Operation Fan Mail 2011

July 19, 2011 - Operation Fan Mail, the program that recognizes military families at each Packers home game, will mark its fifth season in 2011, and the third year it has been presented by WPS Health Insurance.

WPS Health Insurance and Arise Health Plan Office Moving to De Pere

May 11, 2011 - WPS Health Insurance and Arise Health Plan will be relocating their offices to 421 Lawrence Drive, Suite 100, De Pere, Wisconsin to accommodate their steady growth. De Pere will officially become home to more than 70 WPS Health Insurance and Arise Health Plan employees on Monday, May 16, 2011. Read more here.

WPS Health Insurance Named One of “World’s Most Ethical Companies” for the Second Year in a Row

March 16, 2011 - WPS Health Insurance named as one of “World's Most Ethical Companies” for the second year in a row. Wisconsin's leading not-for-profit health insurance company is also the world’s only health insurance company to earn this distinction. Read the entire story here.

Supplier Code of Conduct

October 15, 2010 - WPS Health Insurance has recently updated our Supplier Code of Conduct, which ultimately helps us provide quality products and services to our customers. Read the document here.

Operation Fan Mail

August 02, 2010 - The Green Bay Packers and WPS Health Insurance present Operation Fan Mail, a game day honoring of a family with a member who is on active military duty. Read more here.

Health Care Reform

May 21, 2010 - As Health Care Reform changes the health care industry, we keep members updated on options and any mandated plan changes. Link to more information here.

WPS Health Insurance among “World’s Most Ethical Companies”

March 25, 2010 - WPS Health Insurance was named as one of “World's Most Ethical Companies” in 2010, the only health insurance company in the world to be recognized. Read the entire story here.