CONTACT: Stephanie Smiley, (608)
CONTACT INFORMATION CHANGING FOR HEALTH, NUTRITION AND CARETAKER BENEFITS
IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN
Northern IM Consortium to Manage Health Care, FoodShare, Caretaker
Supplement Programs Starting January 3, 2012
MADISON—Beginning January 3, 2012, individuals in Ashland, Bayfield,
Florence, Forest, Iron, Lincoln, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, Vilas and
Wood counties who need assistance with FoodShare, BadgerCare Plus,
Medicaid, Family Planning Only Services or Caretaker Supplement should
contact the Northern IM Consortium to apply for benefits, get
information about benefits, and report changes:
Northern IM Consortium
Toll-Free Phone Number: 1-888-794-5722
Individuals seeking in-person assistance should call the Northern IM
Consortium for the nearest location.
In order to improve customer service and manage public assistance
programs in a more cost-effective way, the Department of Health Services
has worked with counties and agencies to form groups called consortiums.
There are a total of ten consortia.
This change does not affect enrollment or the benefits members
receive. Access to services will remain at the same level. For more
information on these changes visit:
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September 25, 2012