Wisconsin’s ForwardHealth Medicaid plans for Elderly, Blind or Disabled provide
health care for those who are:
Age 65 or older, blind
With family income at or
below the monthly program limit, and
citizens or legal immigrants.
plan you are enrolled in depends on your income, assets, and type of
care you need.
Blind or Disabled Medicaid
is a program for people who are age 65 or older, blind or disabled.
Waivers help elderly, blind or disabled people live in their own homes or in
the community, rather than a state institution or a nursing home.
Care is a long term care program for groups who are elderly, people with
physical disabilities or with developmental disabilities.
provides health care for people with disabilities who work.
Plan can help if you
have high medical bills and your income is over the Medicaid program
Savings Plans can
help some people pay their Medicare Part A and B premiums, coinsurance
Tuberculosis (TB) Related
Services help people who need treatment for tuberculosis.
Emergency Services Plan
only covers medical services needed for the treatment of an emergency
medical condition for documented and undocumented non-citizens.
Woman Medicaid Plan
helps women who have been diagnosed with and are in need of treatment
for breast and cervical cancer.
Income Limits — Current income limits for
ForwardHealth Elderly, Blind or Disabled and Long Term Care plans.
Find Help in Your
dhs.wisconsin.gov/aging/EBS/counties.htm or call 1-800-362-3002 to
contact a Disability Benefit Specialist or Benefit Specialist at your local
Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) or County Aging Office.
Start, Grow Smart: Baby's first year — one month at a time. This is
a set of 13 booklets for new parents; one for newborns and one for each month,
up to one year old.
ForwardHealth Enrollment and Benefits handbook, P-00079
— A handbook will be mailed to each
family who applies for a ForwardHealth Plan. Translations will be
available in the near future.
ACCESS/Marketplace Takeaway Card —
Health Care Programs
If you are not
elderly, blind or disabled, and you are in need of health care
coverage, you may be able to enroll in a BadgerCare Plus plan,
including Family Planning Only Services and the BadgerCare Plus Prenatal
Plan. For more information
about BadgerCare Plus, go to badgercareplus.org
or call 1-800-362-3002.
To see what programs you may be able to enroll in, visit
ACCESS.wi.gov and click on "Am I
Eligible?" or go directly to "Apply for Benefits".
Equal Opportunities Information
November 18, 2013