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Wisconsin Department of Health Services


This page allows you to get more information about the benefit programs offered in Wisconsin. To learn more about a program, click on the program name listed below.

Please Note: As of July 1, 2014 changes have been made to the BadgerCare Plus program. For more information about the BadgerCare Plus program changes that went into effect April 1, 2014, see the Enrollment and Benefits Handbook.

ForwardHealth Enrollment and Benefits Handbook - July 2014 P-00079 (English) (PDF 2.6 MB)
ForwardHealth Enrollment and Benefits Handbook - November 2013 P-00079-P
(English, Spanish) (PDF 3.3 MB)
A handbook will be mailed to each family who applies for a ForwardHealth Plan.

As of April 1, 2014 the BadgerCare Plus Core and Basic Plans have ended.

Health Care Programs Nutrition Programs Other Resources Online Tools

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BadgerCare Plus

Wisconsin Medicaid

Family Planning Only Services

Long-Term Care

Wisconsin Well Woman

Wisconsin Chronic Disease
Program (WCDP)

Katie Beckett

Medicaid Purchase Plan (MAPP)


Insurance Partnership

Prescription Drug Programs


Medicare Part  D

Prescription Drug Assistance

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FoodShare Wisconsin

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Free and Reduced School Lunch

Emergency Food Assistance

Elderly Nutrition

Commodity Supplemental

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Caretaker Supplement

Child Care

Energy Assistance (WHEAP)

Kinship Care

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Tax Credits

Wisconsin Works (W2)

Health Clinics for Those with no Health Insurance

Public Health Agencies



ACCESS Handbook

Other Resources

Find a Provider

Healthy Start, Grow Smart 

Agency Addresses and Phone Numbers

Income Maintenance Consortia

Notices of Privacy Practice

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Community Partners

Last Revised: November 11, 2014