Health Insurance History

    • 1985: SWWC entered into its first operating agreement to provide a school district insurance pool to its members.
    • 1992: Legislation allowed SWWC to provide services to cities, counties and other governmental agencies.
    • 1993: Cities, counties and other governmental agencies joined the health insurance pool.
    • 2003: VEBA plans became available for health insurance pool members.
    • 2008: Programs focusing on employee wellness were created.
    • 2017: Seven service cooperatives throughout Minnesota joined together to form the Minnesota Healthcare Consortium (MHC).
    • 2020: MHC combined all 50 and under groups to one pool to help spread risk and keep costs down.

SWWC's Insurance Team