ForwardHealth - Health Care for Migrant Workers
You may be able to get
health care if you are a migrant worker and you have
moved to Wisconsin for less than 10 months to do seasonal work on a farm or
farming type job.
Your monthly income is used to see if you can get health care. If you are a
migrant worker, your annual income will be used to see what your monthly income
If you are getting Medicaid in another state, you can get Wisconsin
BadgerCare Plus for Families or Medicaid
if you have the same number of people in your home as when you were enrolled in the other state.
Your agency worker may be able to reopen your case if you:
- Lived in Wisconsin and left, but you have moved back, and
- Have not had any changes in your home and it is before your review
If you move back to Wisconsin after your review date or have any other
changes, you will need to reapply.
You can apply with your agency in person, by telephone, mail
or online at access.wi.gov.
To find the agency in your area, contact Member Services at
1-800-362-3006 or visit the Customer Help web at dhs.wisconsin.gov/em/CustomerHelp.
To help you get health care faster, give the Wisconsin agencye a copy of your Medicaid card from the other state.
For More Information:
The Department of Health Services is an equal opportunity employer
and service provider. If you have a disability and need to access this
information in an alternate format, or need it translated to another language,
please contact (608) 266-3356 or 1-888-701-1251 (TTY). All translation services
are free of charge.
For civil rights questions call (608) 266-9372 or 1-888-701-1251 (TTY).