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ForwardHealth cards mailed
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MADISON - The Department of Health Services announces that replacement ForwardHealth cards have been mailed to members living in the following counties: Adams, Clark, Columbia, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Iron, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Lafayette, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Monroe, Oneida, Portage, Price, Richland, Sauk, Trempeleau, Vernon, Vilas, Waushara and Wood. This is the fourth phase of replacement cards that will be sent to ForwardHealth members.

Recently, the Department announced ForwardHealth, a new brand for the state's health care and nutrition programs that will create efficiency for providers and improve the health of enrolled members. ForwardHealth furthers the Department's efforts in streamlining the administration of programs to save the state and taxpayers money. Part of the transition to ForwardHealth is sending new identification cards to more than 900,000 members. The cards have been mailed in phases over several weeks.

ForwardHealth (formerly Medicaid) programs include:

• BadgerCare Plus

• SeniorCare

• FoodShare

• Forward Health Elderly, Blind or Disabled (formerly EBD Medicaid)

• Wisconsin Chronic Disease Program

• Family Planning Waiver

• Family Care and other long-term care programs

• Wisconsin Well Woman Medicaid Program