We are committed to protecting the health and safety of our participants and members during the COVID-19 pandemic. To stay informed about the latest program updates, limitations to in-person contacts, general COVID-19 resources, and more, please go to the COVID-19: ForwardHealth Program Updates for You and Your Family webpage.
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.
See a complete list of all the Medicaid programs available in Wisconsin.
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 is a program that helps people with limited money buy the food they need for good health.
Information about the public charge rule
In 2020, the federal government announced changes to its “public charge” rule, which may affect some immigrants who use certain types of public benefits. These changes are no longer in effect. Learn more about the public charge rule.