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WPS Health Solutions joins movement to improve diversity and inclusion

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DeAnne Boegli
Vice President of Communications
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WPS Health Solutions joins movement to improve diversity and inclusion

MADISON, Wis.—March 1, 2021—Mike Hamerlik of WPS Health Solutions joins more than 1,600 Chief Executive Officers and Presidents across the nation to pledge action on supporting a more inclusive workplace for employees, communities, and society at large.

CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion™ is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

“My commitment is driven by the understanding that meaningful change around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) starts at the executive level. This pledge offers me the opportunity to lead by example,” Hamerlik said. “Signing the pledge signifies a symbolic step on our DEI journey. We now join more than 13 million other employees within 85 industries around the nation to advance inclusion at work.”

In signing the pledge, WPS commits to:

  • Cultivate a workplace that supports open dialogue on complex and sometimes difficult conversations about diversity and inclusion.
  • Implement and expand unconscious bias education.
  • Share best practices.
  • Create and share strategic inclusion and diversity plans with the WPS Board of Directors.

Click here to view a list of companies that have signed the pledge.

About WPS Health Solutions

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation is a nationally regarded benefits administrator for a variety of U.S. government programs and a leading not-for-profit health insurer in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation utilizes “WPS Health Solutions” to refer to our entire enterprise. Within our enterprise, there are three divisions, including Government Health Administrators, Military and Veterans Health, and WPS Health Insurance/WPS Health Plan/EPIC Specialty Benefits. WPS Government Health Administrators manages Medicare Part A and Part B benefits for millions of seniors in multiple states, and WPS Military and Veterans Health serves millions of members of the U.S. military and their families through TRICARE and Veterans Affairs programs. Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation has been based in Madison, Wis., for nearly 75 years. For more information, please visit wpshealthsolutions.com.