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Open Enrollment Ends But the Work Continues...

It's been a very busy three months for us at Covering Kids & Families- so busy that we have neglected our blog! Read more in the blog post.

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Covering Kids & Families (CKF) is a statewide coalition dedicated to reducing health disparities and improving overall health in Wisconsin by connecting people to health insurance coverage. Working with schools, public agencies, non-profit organizations and communities, CKF builds capacity to maximize participation in public health programs.

Browse this website for information and resources on BadgerCare+ and the visit the ACA Section for information and resources on the Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin.

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Open Enrollment Ended March 31st

For everyone who started their application in the Health Insurance Marketplace (, but were not able to complete the process before the March 31st deadline, here is the information of what you can do next to complete the enrollment process:

If a person or family is eligible for BadgerCare+, they can always apply for BadgerCare+ through There is no open enrollment period for BadgerCare+.

10 Cambios Importantes Acerca De BadgerCare+

Thanks to our CKF staff and our partner Centro Hispano in Milwaukee, we have 10 Things to Know About BadgerCare+ Changes in 2014 available in Spanish: 10 Cambios Importantes Acerca De BadgerCare+.

BadgerCare+ Update

The BadgerCare+ program implemented eligibility changes on April 1. Learn more with Updated 10 Things to Know About BadgerCare+.

CKF Publishes New Fact Sheets

With a national focus on making sure young adults are aware of both the legal requirement to have health insurance and the importance of health insurance, CKF has created a fact sheet focusing on options for this group. Download the English version: Health Insurance Options for Young Adults. Or, our new Spanish edition Seguro de salud: Opciones para los jóvenes.

As people join our communities from all over the world, they, too, have additional options for health coverage. Health Insurance Options for Immigrants and Refugees lays out the plans and key eligibility threshholds. In English and Espanol.


Visit E4Health Wisconsin Enrollment Resources Website

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The website is a one-stop-shop for assister training and consumer events, regulatory and policy updates, Regional Enrollment Network connection, and resources to educate consumers with enrollment.