MADISON, Wis. — Thirteen insurance companies have cleared review by Wisconsin's insurance commissioner's office to sell plans to individuals through the new marketplaces created under the federal health care law.
Those companies are:
— Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative
— Compcare Health Services Insurance Corporation
— Dean Health Plan, Inc.
— Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
— Gundersen Health Plan, Inc.
— Health Tradition Health Plan
— Medica Health Plans of Wisconsin
— MercyCare HMO, Inc.
— Molina Healthcare of Wisconsin, Inc.
— Physicians Plus Insurance Corporation
— Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc.
— Unity Health Plans Insurance Corp.
— Arise (WPS Health Plan, Inc.)
The companies must get federal approval and sign a contract before being made available on the exchange, which has to be open for applications in October.