Wisconsin Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Last Updated: March 26, 2024​

​This guide​gives an​ overview of the Med​icare program and the health and prescription drug insurance available to those on Medicare in Wisconsin. 

It includes a helpful glossary of ​​terms and acronyms that are important in understanding the Medicare program. 


To more easily view a glossary term in a PDF within your internet browser, simply hold the CTRL (control) key (or ⌘ key on a Mac) while clicking on the dotted-underlined term​. This will open the glossary in a new window, allowing you to hold your spot within the consumer guide.

Request a Copy by Mail
Order a publication online here or call 1-800-236-8517 to request a copy.

File a Complaint
If you have a specific complaint about your insurance, refer it first to the insurance company or agent involved. If you do not receive satisfactory answers, contact the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI).