Transition to New Managed Care Organization for 11 Northern Counties in Wisconsin

Information for former NorthernBridges' Providers

On January 1, 2014, the Department of Health Services (DHS) contracted with Community Care Connections of Wisconsin to serve 11 counties in northern Wisconsin. These counties are Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer and Washburn and were being served by NorthernBridges.

The Sawyer County Circuit Court appointed a Receiver to manage NorthernBridges' assets, liabilities and financial affairs. If you are a former provider for NorthernBridges and have questions about payment of claims, please contact the court-appointed Receiver at:

Michael Polsky, Esq.
Phone: 414-390-5935

Receivership Announcement, January 16, 2014 (PDF, 287 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions (Exit DHS, PDF, 190 KB)

Providers interested in serving Family Care members in the 11 counties in northern Wisconsin should contact Community Care Connections of Wisconsin (exit DHS) to ask about joining their provider network.

If you have general questions about this transition, please call DHS 1-855-885-0287 or email

Last Revised: April 10, 2015