Medicaid in Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that provides high-quality health care coverage, long-term care, and other services to over one million Wisconsin residents. There are many types of Medicaid programs. Each program has different rules, such as about age and income, that you must meet to be eligible for the program.

You can learn more about the Medicaid programs available in Wisconsin by clicking an option below.

Three children.
Three seniors.
Five adults.


Three pregnant women.
People with Disabilities.


Related Information

Medicaid in Wisconsin: A to Z

See a complete list of all the Medicaid programs available in Wisconsin.

Guide to Health Care

This consumer guide provides information about both national and Wisconsin-based health care resources.


Medicare is a federal program that provides health care and prescription drugs for people age 65 and older.

FoodShare Wisconsin

FoodShare is a program that helps people with limited money buy the food they need for good health.

Information about federal changes to the public charge rule

The federal government has changed the public charge rule with a start date of February 24, 2020. Public charge may affect some immigrants who use public benefits, such as health care or help to buy food. See if the rules may affect you.

Last Revised: May 11, 2020