Important Notice - Public Health Emergency Unwinding
All Wisconsinites enrolled in BadgerCare Plus or Medicaid will need to renew their coverage between June 2023 and May 2024. If you’re currently enrolled in BadgerCare Plus or Medicaid, you will given a date when you need to renew.
Were you a member of BadgerCare Plus when the COVID-19 pandemic started? Or have you joined since March 2020? Don’t do anything until you get your renewal packet. Under federal guidelines, the WI Department of Health Services must keep you covered until your next renewal. If you renew early, you could lose your coverage earlier than necessary.
Apply for Benefits
To see if you are able to enroll in BadgerCare Plus, visit the State of Wisconsin’s online application tool at access.wi.gov. Select “Am I Eligible?” to see what health, nutrition and other programs you may be able to enroll in, or select “Apply for Benefits” to apply. If you are unsure of what region you qualify for, please reference our Wisconsin Income Maintenance Consortia map.
BadgerCare Plus Program Information
BadgerCare Plus is a state and federal program that provides health care coverage for Wisconsin individuals and families. Currently, the following Wisconsin residents qualify for BadgerCare Plus:
- Parents or caretakers of dependent children under 19 years of age with household income at or below 100% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
- Pregnant people with household income at or below 300% of the FPL.
- Children under 19 years of age, regardless of household income.
- Young adults (ages 18 – 20) who are leaving foster care and are enrolled in BadgerCare Plus at age 18, regardless of income.