Benefits Assistance

Outreach operates a Benefits Assistance program through which trained Specialists help people navigate the complexities of insurance and other benefit programs to gain access to supports for which they may qualify.
ACA Marketplace Insurance (aka “ObamaCare”)
OCHC is committed to the purpose of the Affordable Care Act. We have a team of trained Certified Application Counselors to assist individuals and families in choosing choose from among available Marketplace Exchange plans the one best suited to their budget and health care needs.  The Marketplace Exchange was created to facilitate the purchase of health insurance in every state in accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
BadgerCare Plus Enrollment — Badger Care Plus is a state-sponsored health care program that expands coverage of Wisconsin residents and ensures that all children have access to affordable health care.  Specialists can help qualifying individuals and families enroll for BadgerCare support and choose the plan and provider best suited to their needs.  OCHC provides Express Enrollment for expectant mothers and children.

Benefit Specialists are also available to help qualifying individuals enroll for Medicaid. EBD Medicaid is a state/federal program providing health care for Wisconsin residents who are elderly, blind or disabled. EBD is also known as Medical Assistance, MA and Title 19.

Wisconsin Food Share Program Enrollment
Wisconsin Food Share Program assists individuals with limited money buy food needed for good health. This program was created to help stop hunger and improve nutrition and health and Outreach’s Benefits team can help  you enroll.

SSI/SSID Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) -
For homeless persons with mental health-related disabilities, specially trained and certified SOAR Specialists are available to help clients identify and secure all the appropriate documentation required to make a successful application for SSI or SSDI income support.




Governor Tony Evers, Mayor Tom Barrett, and Mark V. Afable, State Commissioner of Insurance, joined other state and local dignitaries to promote the Open Enrollment period in November.