Health Care

BadgerCare Plus is a state/federal program that provides health coverage for Wisconsin families and individuals living in poverty. For further information about the BadgerCare Plus program: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/badgercareplus/index.htm

Medicaid is a state/federal program that provides health coverage for Wisconsin residents that are elderly, blind or disabled (EBD). For further information about the Medicaid program: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/medicaid/

How to Apply

To apply for benefits, check your benefits, report changes, ask questions, make/reschedule an appointment or complete renewals, go to www.access.wi.gov (24/7) or call the Capital Consortium Call Center at 1-888-794-5556 (Monday thru Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm).

In-person applications can be made at the following location:

    Columbia County Health and Human Services
    111 E. Mullett St.
    Portage, WI 53901
    Monday through Friday
    8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All paper applications and verification items should be mailed to CDPU, PO Box 5234, Janesville, WI 53547-5234, faxed to 1-855-293-1822, or scanned and submitted thru www.access.wi.gov. Original documents mailed to the CDPU will NOT be returned.

Getting Started

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Division Contact

Division of Economic Support
Melissa Duane, Administrator
Email