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Wisconsin State Pharmacy Assistance Programs (SPAP)

Wisconsin SeniorCare, Wisconsin Chronic Renal Disease, Wisconsin Cystic Fibrosis Program, and Wisconsin Hemophilia Home Care




Wisconsin SeniorCare


Eligibility Requirements: You must meet the following requirements:
  • You must be a Wisconsin resident.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen or qualifying immigrant.
  • You must be 65 years of age or older.
  • You must pay a $30 annual enrollment fee per person.
  • Only income is measured. Assets, such as bank accounts, insurance policies, home property, etc., are not counted.
  • If you are receiving prescription drug coverage from Medicaid you are not eligible.
Important Note: New Prescription Policy for SeniorCare Members:

As of July 15, 2013, the Department of Health Services has implemented a new policy due to the Affordable Care Act for SeniorCare members who get prescriptions. In order for SeniorCare to reimburse pharmacies for prescriptions, the prescription must be written by a physician enrolled with Wisconsin Medicaid. If your physician is not enrolled with Medicaid and you are unable to get your prescription filled, you can take the following action:
  • Encourage your physician to enroll in Wisconsin Medicaid as a Prescribing/Referring/Ordering Only Provider. Your physician can call Provider Services at (800) 947-9627 for more information.
  • Ask your provider to refer you to another physician who is Medicaid-enrolled. You may also call Member Services to find a provider who is Medicaid-enrolled at (800) 362-3002.
Level 1 - At or below $18,672 per individual or $25,168 per couple annually.
  • No deductible or spenddown.

  • $5 co-pay for each covered generic prescription drug.
  • $15 co-pay for each covered brand name prescription drug.
Level 2a - $18,673 to $23,340 per individual and $25,169 to $31,460 per couple annually.
  • $500 deductible per person.
  • Pay the SeniorCare rate for drugs until the $500 deductible is met.
  • After $500 deductible is met, pay a $5 co-pay for each covered generic prescription drug and a $15 co-pay for each covered brand name prescription drug.
Level 2b - $23,341 to $28,008 per individual and $31,461 to $37,752 per couple annually
  • $850 deductible per person.
  • Pay the SeniorCare rate for most covered drugs until the $850 deductible is met.
  • After $850 deductible is met, pay a $5 co-pay for each covered generic prescription drug and a $15 co-pay for each covered brand name prescription drug.
Level 3 - $28,009 or higher per individual and $37,753 or higher per couple annually.
  • Pay retail price for drugs equal to the difference between your income and $27,577 per individual or $37,225 per couple. This is called “spenddown.”
  • Covered drug costs for spenddown will be tracked automatically. During the spenddown, there is no discount on drug costs.
  • After spenddown is met, meet an $850 deductible per person.
  • Pay SeniorCare rate for most covered drugs until the $850 deductible is met.
  • After the $850 deductible is met, pay a $5 co-pay for each covered generic prescription drug and a $15 co-pay for each covered brand name prescription drug.
Contact Information Phone
(800) 657-2038

Address
Wisconsin SeniorCare
P.O. Box 6710
Madison, WI 53716
» Wisconsin SeniorCare




Wisconsin Chronic Renal Disease


Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for the CRD Program, a participant must be:
  • A Wisconsin resident.
  • Diagnosed as having End-Stage Renal Disease;
  • Enrolled in Medicare Part A;
  • Paying Medicare Part B and Medicare Part D premiums, if he/she is eligible; and
  • Enrolled in Medicaid, BadgerCare or SeniorCare, if he/she is eligible.
Important Notes: Chronic Renal Disease participants are eligible to receive the following WCDP covered services:
  • Inpatient and outpatient dialysis and transplant treatments.
  • One pre-transplant dental examination, and X-rays.
  • Kidney donor transplant-related medical services.
  • Certain prescription medications and certain home supplies.
  • Certain laboratory and X-ray services.
If a CRD participant is a Medicare participant at the time of application, the eligibility date is determined by the date of the initial treatment. However, if the participant is Medicare-eligible but has chosen not to pay for premiums, the WCDP eligibility date is designated as the date that Medicare benefits are initiated.
Contact Information: Phone
(800) 947-9627
(800) 362-3002

Address
Chronic Disease Program ATTN: Eligibility Unit
P. O. Box 6410 Madison, WI 53716
» Wisconsin Chronic Renal Disease



Wisconsin Cystic Fibrosis Program


Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for the CFP Program, a participant must be:
  • A Wisconsin resident.
  • Diagnosed by the medical director of a cystic fibrosis treatment center as having cystic fibrosis;
  • 18 years of age or older; and
  • Enrolled in Medicaid, BadgerCare or SeniorCare, if he/she is eligible.
  • Adult cystic fibrosis participants are not eligible for retroactive eligibility; therefore, they become eligible for Wisconsin Chronic Disease Program (WCDP) benefits on the date the application was received by the WCDP.
Important Notes: Adult Cystic Fibrosis participants are eligible to receive the following WCDP covered services:
  • Inpatient and outpatient services directly related to the disease.
  • Certain physician services.
  • li>Certain laboratory and X-ray services.
  • Certain prescription medications.
  • Certain home supplies.
Contact Information: Phone
(800) 947-9627
(800) 362-3002

Address
Wisconsin Chronic Disease Program
P. O. Box 6410 Madison, WI 53716
» Wisconsin Cystic Fibrosis Program


Wisconsin Hemophilia Home Care


Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for the HHC Program, a participant must be:
  • A Wisconsin resident.
  • Be diagnosed by a comprehensive hemophilia treatment center as having hemophilia;
  • Enrolled in Medicaid, BadgerCare or SeniorCare, if he/she is eligible;
  • Have a written agreement with a comprehensive hemophilia treatment center for compliance with a maintenance program. The agreement must specify:
    • The services to be provided;
    • The responsibilities of the participant and the center relating to the development of the plan of treatment and conformance of the participant to applicable center policies;
    • The manner in which services are to be controlled, coordinated and evaluated by the center; and
    • Procedures for semi-annual evaluation of the maintenance program and for verification that the participant is complying with the established treatment regimen.
Important Notes: Hemophilia Home Care participants are only eligible to receive services for blood derivatives and supplies necessary for home infusion. A $10 participant copay will be applied to each prescription and blood product covered by the program.
Contact Information: Phone
(800) 947-9627
(800) 362-3002

Address
Wisconsin Chronic Disease Program
P. O. Box 6410
Madison, WI 53716
» Wisconsin Hemophilia Home Care


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  • Disclaimer for Chronic Condition Special Needs Plan (SNP): This plan is available to anyone with Medicare who has been diagnosed with the plan specific Chronic Condition.
  • Medicare MSA Plans combine a high deductible Medicare Advantage Plan and a trust or custodial savings account (as defined and/or approved by the IRS). The plan deposits money from Medicare into the account. You can use this money to pay for your health care costs, but only Medicare-covered expenses count toward your deductible. The amount deposited is usually less than your deductible amount, so you generally have to pay out-of-pocket before your coverage begins.
  • Medicare MSA Plans do not cover prescription drugs. If you join a Medicare MSA Plan, you can also join any separate (stand-alone) Medicare Part D prescription drug plan
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