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1.1 Introduction to BadgerCare Plus

1.1.1 Overview

1.1.2 BadgerCare Plus Coverage Groups

1.1.3 Limited Coverage Health Care Plans

1.1.4 Wisconsin Medicaid

1.1.4.1 Medicaid Programs

1.1.5 Health Care Choice

1.1.6 Ways to Apply

1.1.1 Overview

BadgerCare Plus is a state and federal program that provides health coverage for low-income Wisconsin residents. To be eligible for BadgerCare Plus, a person must meet certain non-financial and financial requirements.

 

Note: BadgerCare Plus replaced AFDC -Medicaid, Healthy Start, and BadgerCare.

1.1.2 BadgerCare Plus Coverage Groups

Populations eligible for BadgerCare Plus include:

 

For information on income limits, see Section 16.1 Income and Section 50.1 Federal Poverty Level Table.

 

All BadgerCare Plus members receive coverage under the Standard Plan. See Chapter 38 Covered Services for information on covered services.

1.1.3 Limited Coverage Health Care Plans

BadgerCare Plus also has several limited coverage health care plans. These include:

1.1.4 Wisconsin Medicaid

Medicaid is a state and federal program that provides health coverage for Wisconsin residents who are elderly, blind, or disabled. Medicaid is also known as Medical Assistance, MA, and Title 19.

1.1.4.1 Medicaid Programs

There following are different subprograms of Medicaid:

1.1.5 Health Care Choice

It is possible for individuals to qualify for both BadgerCare Plus and EBD Medicaid based on financial and non-financial eligibility criteria. See Chapter 49 Health Care Choice for more information.  

1.1.6 Ways to Apply

A person can apply for BadgerCare Plus:

 

A person can also apply through the Federally Facilitated Marketplace.

 

 

 

This page last updated in Release Number: 17-01

Release Date: 04/11/2017

Effective Date: 04/11/2017