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If You Cannot Afford Health Insurance

If you are having trouble affording health insurance on your own, you may be eligible for health insurance through one of the government programs described below. If you are unsure about whether or not you qualify, find out how to apply, call the Member Services Hotline at 1-800-362-3002, or try Wisconsin’s ACCESS (exit DHS) website where you can find out if you might be eligible for state health and nutrition programs.

More information

If you'd like to find out more about health-related and other government programs that might be available to you, try BenefitsCheckUp (exit DHS), a service of the National Council on Aging (exit DHS), or (exit DHS). These sites use free, confidential questionnaires to help you find public programs that may pay for some health-care-related costs.

Last Revised: September 11, 2014