What is Medical Assistance / BadgerCare Plus?

Medical Assistance / Badger Care Plus are programs designed to provide health care coverage to income eligible individuals and families. Medicaid and Family Planning Only Services are also programs within the area of Medical Assistance.

How do I apply?

Individuals interested in applying can apply in the following ways:  

  • Contact the Great Rivers Call Center at 1-888-283-0012 Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8am-4pm and Wed: 8am-11am
    • Apply for benefits
    • Report a change
    • Complete a renewal
    • Ask a question
  • Online via ACCESS
    • Changes can also be reported via ACCESS
  • Apply using our paper application
  • Apply in person during our Lobby Hours 7:30am-4:30pm 
    (The reception staff will register requests for assistance and give options on how customers can make an application.)

How do I find out more?

BadgerCare Plus Information
Income Limits
Eligibility PreScreener


To report changes, apply for benefits, complete renewals, or to check benefits contact the Great Rivers Call Center.

Phone:  1-888-283-0012

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri:

Changes can also be reported online at

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