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Letters Regarding BadgerCare Plus Enrollment Changes

The following letters will be mailed to BadgerCare Plus members and individuals regarding changes due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and state law changes.

Letter 1 BadgerCare Plus Members to Apply through the Marketplace (Mail Date Week of 9/23/13) (PDF, 175 KB)

This letter is to let current BadgerCare Plus members know that their income on file is above the 2014 income thresholds and they may not be eligible for BadgerCare Plus after December 31, 2013. Information about the Marketplace (Exchange) is included as well as information about how to report any changes in circumstance.

Letter 1A  BadgerCare Plus Members to Apply through the Marketplace (Mail Date Week of 12/23/13) (PDF, 181 KB)

This letter is to let current BadgerCare Plus members know that due to difficulties with HealthCare.gov, the new BadgerCare Plus income limits will now be effective April 1, 2014. As long the member continues to meet program rules, their coverage will continue through March 31, 2014.

Letter 1A Attachment F-00914 Tax Filer Information (Mail Date Week of 12/23/13) (PDF, 238 KB)

This form is also included with Letter 1A. It informs the member that if they want to see if they are able to stay enrolled in BadgerCare Plus after April 1, 2014, under the new rules to complete and return the form by January 17, 2014. If they are not eligible for BadgerCare Plus, the information will be sent to the Marketplace to see if they member is eligible for tax credits.

Please Note: Only BadgerCare Plus members receiving Letter 1A should complete and return the Tax Filer Information form at this time.

More About Form F-00914, for Consortia, Partners and Stakeholders

These instructions will provide the Department of Health Services' partners to assist members in completing the the form, F-00914 BadgerCare Plus Tax Filer Information.

Letter 2 BadgerCare Plus Member Enrolled in an Extension (Mail Date Week of 9/23/13) (PDF, 172 KB)

This letter will inform current members enrolled in a BadgerCare Plus Extension if they will now be required to pay a monthly premium for coverage on or after January 1, 2014.

Letter 3 BadgerCare Plus Core Plan Waitlist Ending (Mail Date Week of 9/28/13) (PDF, 184 KB)

This letter will inform individuals on the Core Plan Waitlist that the Core Plan and Waitlist are ending. Information is included directing them to the Marketplace if their income is above 100% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) or to BadgerCare Plus if their income is at or below 100% of the FPL.

Letter 3A BadgerCare Plus Core Plan Waitlist Ending (Mail Date Week of 12/23/13) (PDF, 184 KB)

This letter will inform individuals on the Core Plan Waitlist that the Core Plan that due to difficulties at HealthCare.gov and a change in state law, BadgerCare Plus will not be available until April 1, 2014.

Information is included directing them to the Marketplace if their income is above 100% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) or to BadgerCare Plus if their income is at or below 100% of the FPL.

Letter 4 BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan is Ending (Mail Date Week of 9/28/13) (PDF, 181 KB)

This letter is to inform BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan members that effective December 31, 2013, the Basic Plan is ending. Information is included directing them to the Marketplace if their income is above 100% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) or to BadgerCare Plus if their income is at or below 100% of the FPL.

Letter 4A BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan is Ending (Mail Date Week of 12/9/13) (PDF, 164 KB)

This letter will inform individuals on the BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan that due to difficulties at HealthCare.gov and a change in state law, the BadgerCare Plus Basic will continue until March 31, 2013.

Information is included directing them to the Marketplace if their income is above 100% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) or to BadgerCare Plus if their income is at or below 100% of the FPL.

Please Note: Letters 5, 6, 7 and 8 are situational. 

Letter 9 Important Information about Applying for Health Insurance for January 1, 2014 (Mail Date Week of 11/11/13) (PDF, 169 KB)

This letter is a follow up to the letter sent to in early October to remind members of the new options for health care coverage through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, also known as the Exchange.  The letter also includes a copy of the paper Marketplace Family Application (Exit DHS). Instructions for the Marketplace Family Application (Exit DHS).

Letter 10 Important Information About Your Application to the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace for BadgerCare Plus (Mail Date Week of 12/23/13) (PDF, 180 KB)

This letter is being sent to individuals who applied for health care through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace and received a notice stating they were eligible for BadgerCare Plus/Medicaid.

Letter 11 Important Information About Your Health Care Coverage Options (Mail Date Week of 4/15/14) (PDF, 202 KB)

This letter is being sent to individuals who are no longer eligible for BadgerCare Plus under the new program rules to remind them of their health care coverage options and encourage them to purchase private health insurance through the Marketplace.

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Last Revised: June 19, 2014