How-To Sheets

Learn more about health insurance through our free-to-download how-to sheets. Click on one of the categories below to learn more and discover how to navigate health insurance. 

Using Insurance

  • What's free with insurance

  • See a doctor from home (Telehealth)

  • Which prescription drugs are affordable

  • How to get ready for appointments

Signing up for Insurance

  • Choosing insurance plans when living with cancer

  • What are my health insurance options

  • How to apply for tax exemptions

  • Enrolling in a special enrollment period (SEP)

Sound Financial Choices

  • What to do if you can't pay your medical bill

  • Taxes - Don't lose your health insurance

  • Explanation of benefits (EOB)

  • How to create a health insurance piggy bank

The Marketplace

  • Getting started with health insurance

  • Providing information to the Marketplace

  • Record information for your Marketplace account

  • How to qualify for premium tax credits

BadgerCare Plus (Medicaid)

  • How to start using health care

  • Help with family planning

  • Find health insurance when pregnant

  • Find a way to your appointment with MTM

Caregiving and Chronic Health Conditions

  • Support for caregivers

  • Choosing plans when living with a chronic condition.

  • More coming soon!

These materials have been made possible through the generous support of Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO)Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment, and Wisconsin Department of Health Services


These materials are provided free to download and use as needed. Consumer testing has been conducted. If you or your agency would like to distribute these materials more widely or as part of a standard routine, please contact Covering Wisconsin.

Madison Health
Insurance Help
(608) 261-1455
Milwaukee Health 
Insurance Help
(608) 262-2618
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