|Health Coverage & Medical Assistance|
The Health Insurance Marketplace/Affordable Care Act:
The Marketplace is a new way to find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs. Whether you are uninsured, or just want to explore your choices, the Marketplace can help you find a plan that’s right for you. With one application you can see all your options and enroll. More information regarding the Affordable Care Act is available Here. Medicaid (Medical Assistance) Medicaid is a state/federal program that provides health coverage for Wisconsin residents that are elderly, blind or disabled (EBD). Medicaid is also known as Medical Assistance, MA and Title 19. Eligibility is based on income and assets.
Wisconsin Medicaid Disability
SSI - RELATED MA / ELDERLY, BLIND AND DISABLED (EBD) Must be 65 years old or older, blind, or disabled. Eligibility for Medical Assistance is based on State income and asset guidelines. SeniorCare: http://dhfs.wisconsin.gov/seniorCare/index.htm
LONG TERM CARE WAIVER MA Coverage for children and adults that meet age requirements or have been determined disabled by the Social Security Board and must meet income and asset limits. Long term Care (LTC) services are beyond, and usually in addition to Medicaid covered services and are designed to meet special needs for elderly/disabled individuals in accomplishing activities of daily living and caring for their health.