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Wisconsin Medicaid Program

Wisconsin Medicaid Program


Wisconsin Medicaid is a state/federal program that helps certain needy and low-income people pay their medical bills.*Eligibility requirements apply.Programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children- for parents, caretaker relatives, and children who would meet the requirements of the former AFDC program.Badger Care- for uninsured parents and children under age 19 living together in families whose income is less that 185% of the federal poverty level.Healthy Start - for children and pregnant women with income up to 185% of the federal poverty level.Medicaid Extensions- available to families to stay on Wisconsin Medicaid when someone in the family has a new job/raise in pay or increased child support/increased hours of work.Community Waivers - help elderly, blind and disabled persons to live in their own homes or in the community, rather than in state institutions or nursing homes.Family Care - long-term care benefit where selected pilot counties deliver long-term care services in a new way.Medicaid Purchase Plan - provides health care coverage for people with disabilities who work.Senior Care - prescription drug assistance program for Wisconsin residents who are 65 years of age or older who meet eligibility criteria.Well Woman Medicaid - provides full Medicaid benefits to underinsured/uninsured women under age 65 who are screened through the Wisconsin Well Woman Program and are in need of treatment for breast or cervical cancer.

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