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.
More information about the programs below can be found on the Medicaid
publications page (link also available in
left menu bar), or by clicking on the program name to be taken to the
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.
Emergency Services Plan
only covers medical services needed for the treatment of an emergency
medical condition for documented and undocumented non-citizens.
Estate Recovery Program provides information about which members
and programs are affected, how the recovery of an estate is made in order to
collect repayment for certain services, and situations where repayment may
not be recovered from an estate.
Care is a long term care program for groups who are elderly, people with
physical disabilities or with developmental disabilities.
Deductible plan can help if you
have high medical bills and your income is over the Medicaid program
provides health care for people with disabilities who work.
Savings Programs (also called Medicare Premium Assistance) can
help some people pay their Medicare Part A and B premiums, coinsurance
Tuberculosis (TB) Related Services help people who need
treatment for tuberculosis.
Woman Medicaid Plan
helps women who have been diagnosed with and are in need of treatment
for breast and cervical cancer.
Current income limits for ForwardHealth
elderly, blind or disabled and long-term care plans.
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Or call 1-800-362-3002 to
contact a Disability Benefit Specialist or
Elder Benefit Specialist at your local
Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) or County Aging Office.
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
August 11, 2014