Medicaid for the Elderly, Blind or Disabled
Medicaid SSI HMO Enrollment
The Medicaid SSI HMO program is a group of health plans that provide health care services for people who get Medicaid SSI or SSI-related Medicaid because of a disability determined by the Disability Determination Bureau. An HMO is a group of doctors, hospitals and clinics that work together to help you manage your health care in one location.
Enrolling in an HMO
Once you are enrolled in the Wisconsin Medicaid Program, you will get information in the mail about the HMOs in your area and how to choose an HMO.
You will get all your health care from providers who are part of that HMO. If you do not choose an HMO, you may be enrolled in an HMO by the Medicaid program.
You may only get care outside your HMO, if:
It is an emergency,
Your HMO says you may see anther doctor, or
The service is a Medicaid covered service, but is not covered by your HMO (for example, dental or chiropractic services).
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February 06, 2013