Public Hearing Notice (La Crosse, WI):
OCI 1332 Draft Waiver for State Innovation Application
The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) has developed a 1332 Draft Waiver for State Innovation Application under the Affordable Care Act pursuant to 2017 Wisconsin Act 138 allowing Wisconsin to leverage federal funding for the operation of a state based reinsurance plan. A 1332 Waiver permits states to pursue innovative strategies to ensure residents have access to affordable health insurance options. OCI has opened the 30-day public comment period for the 1332 Draft Waiver Application, which is attached to this release.
OCI will hold a public hearing tomorrow in La Crosse.
Public Hearing: OCI 1332 Draft Waiver for State Innovation Application
WHEN: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Public hearing begins: 4:00PM
WHERE: Gundersen Health System – Onalaska Clinic
3rd Floor, Room 3K-Rheumotology
3111 Gundersen Drive
Onalaska, WI 54650
NOTE: Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend.
Public Hearing Information – Attachments
OCI Public Hearing Presentation: Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan
OCI 1332 Draft Waiver Application
The public comment period will be open from
March 13 – April 14, 2018. Comments may be submitted in writing or in person at a public hearing.
Written comments on the OCI 1332 Draft Waiver Application may be submitted via e-mail at:
or mail at:
ATTN: JP Wieske, Deputy Commissioner
Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
PO Box 7873
Madison, WI 53707-7873
Later this week, OCI will also conduct public hearings in the following locations: Chippewa Falls, Marshfield, Wausau, and Green Bay. Hearings in Milwaukee and Madison will occur in the coming weeks. Additional details are forthcoming.
Created by the Legislature in 1870, Wisconsin's Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) was vested with broad powers to ensure the insurance industry responsibly and adequately met the insurance needs of Wisconsin citizens. Today, OCI's mission is to lead the way in informing and protecting the public and responding to its insurance needs.