Northern Income Maintenance Consortium

  Ashland, Bayfield, Florence, Forest, Iron, Lincoln, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, Vilas and Wood County   

BadgerCare Plus

BadgerCare Plus is a healthcare program based on income and certain allowable deductions. You can apply for this program by completing an application in any of the four ways described along the column to the right.

Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) are selected once an applicant is eligible and enrolled in BadgerCare Plus. Below are a few helpful links when beginning to learn about HMOs and the selection process:

More Information on
BadgerCare Plus
For a ForwardHealth Enrollment and Benefit Handbook available in multiple languages, Click Here
For a list of forms and publications, Click Here
For additional information including transportation reimbursement, find a provider, and services, Click Here
Member Updates
For a list of program updates for both BadgerCare and Medicaid programs, Click Here

Are you an adult between 19-64 years old who is not pregnant and with no dependent children living in the home? State law requires new rules for you beginning February 1, 2020.

  • Copay for emergency room visits that are not an emergency
  • Monthly premium (depending on your income)
  • A treatment needs question
  • An optional health survey to help lower your monthly premium

Learn more at BadgerCare Plus Changes for Childless Adults (link to:

Four Ways to Apply for Benefits:

Apply online 24/7 with ACCESS by clicking the link above. Also available in Spanish.

Our call center specialists will connect you with an interpreter if you request one. They are available in many different languages!


When scheduling a face-to-face appointment, please let our call center specialists know if you need an interpreter present at your appointment.

Call to request a paper application be sent to you:


You can also find a complete listing of printable applications in our available languages here: