DPHSS will no longer issue or mail Medicaid and MIP Cards effective January 1, 2015

For Immediate Release
December 18, 2014; 4:45 pm
DPHSS Release No. 2014-092

The Director of the Department of Public Health and Social Services would like to announce that the Division of Public Welfare, Bureau of Economic Security (BES), will no longer issue or mail the Medicaid and Medically Indigent Program (MIP) cards to recipients monthly effective January 1, 2015. The providers can verify the recipient’s eligibility on-line through BHCFA website. Recipients must provide either their Case Number, Social Security Number, or First and Last Name, and Date of Birth.

For more information on Medicaid and MIP eligibility, please call BES at Northern: 635-7488/7432 and Central: 735-7245/7274.

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