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New Mobile App for Public Benefits in Wisconsin

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New Mobile App for Public Benefits in Wisconsin
By the GWAAR Legal Services Team

Wisconsin DHS recently launched a new mobile application (app) for people to apply for and manage public benefits. The free app, called MyACCESS, became available on November 12 to a limited number of people as a soft launch, and becomes available to everyone in January 2019. The app is a spinoff of the ACCESS website.

With the new mobile app, people will be able to:

  • See an overview of the programs they are enrolled in.
  • Receive reminders of actions they need to take or verification documents they need to submit.
  • Take photos of and submit required documents.
  • Check the real-time status of submitted documents.

This app will be helpful for people on or applying for FoodShare, BadgerCare+, long-term care Medicaid, MAPP, Medicaid deductible, and Medicare Savings Programs.

For more information, check out these links:

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p02297.pdf

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/WIDHS/bulletins/218649f

 

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Last Updated on 1/18/2019