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BadgerCare Plus Frequently Asked Questions

  • To make sure that every child in Wisconsin has access to affordable health insurance.
  • To expand health insurance coverage and provide enhanced benefits to more pregnant women,
  • To provide health insurance to more parents and caretaker relatives.
  • To make it easier to enroll in health insurance coverage.
  • To ensure that 98 percent of Wisconsin residents have access to quality, affordable health care.
  • All children under age 19, with income at or below 300% of the federal poverty level (FPL).
  • Pregnant women with incomes up to 300% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
  • Parents and relatives caring for a child up to 100% of the FPL.
  • As of January 1, 2014, BadgerCare benefits are available to all Former Foster Care Youth younger than 26 years old, regardless of income.
  • Farm families and other families who are self-employed may be eligible under BadgerCare Plus if their income is under 200% of the FPL. BadgerCare Plus has a new way of counting depreciation that will help more families enroll.
  • Parents whose child/children are in foster care and you have a reunification plan in place may be eligible for BadgerCare Plus if their income is below 100% of the federal poverty level.
  • You must live in Wisconsin.
  • You must provide proof of citizenship and identity.
  • If you are currently insured, you might still be eligible. In some cases, the state may pay your monthly premium so you can keep your other insurance.

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