Paying for What You Need

Private Health Insurance

Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
Section 632.895 (12m), Wis. Stat., requires insurers to cover certain treatments for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. For more information about mandated coverage for autism services please see the Frequently Asked Questions document:


Becker Law Office
1500 Merrill Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401
Social Security Disability Appeals

Services for Children with Delays or Disabilities

Children’s Long Term Support (CLTS) Waivers
Provides funding for children living with their families who need a certain level of care in one of three areas of disability: physical, developmental disabilities, severe emotional disturbance.
Autism Services under CLTS Waivers


Katie Beckett Program
A special eligibility process that allows certain children with long-term disabilities, mental illness, or complex medical needs, living at home with their families, to obtain a Wisconsin ForwardHealth Medicaid card. A behavior benefit is available for certain children who are MA eligible.

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Supplemental Security Income
A monthly cash benefit based on disability and family income. In Wisconsin, people who receive SSI automatically get Medicaid coverage. Visit the website.


Wisconsin Medicaid/BadgerCare Plus
Medicaid is a public insurance program that pays for health care services, funded by both the federal government and the state of Wisconsin, Department of Health Services (DHS), and has a set of benefits associated with it. Medicaid eligibility can be based on the family’s income and/or the child’s level of disability. Medicaid may cover services or products that private insurance does not cover. A behavior benefit is available for certain children who are MA eligible.

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Women, Infant, Children (WIC)
Promotes and maintains the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children. 1-800-722-2295