Members & New Recipients

Bureau of Health Care Financing Administration


How to apply for Medicaid or MIP benefits?

Please visit or call the Bureau of Economic Security (BES) offices located at any of the following Department of Public Health & Social Service facilities below Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, Closed on the weekends an GovGuam Holidays.

CENTRAL OFFICE (Mangilao, 2nd floor of Public Health Building)

Telephone Number:    735-7245 or 735-7274

Districts Covered :

Mangilao, Barrigada, Maina, Yona, Agat, Asan,

Mongmong-Toto-Maite, Ordot, Agana, Sinajana,

Chalan Pago, Agana Heights, Santa Rita, and Piti


Telephone Number:    635-7429 or 635-7488

Districts Covered :

Dededo, Harmon, Tumon, Tamuning, & Yigo


Telephone Number:   828-7542 or 828-8524

Districts Covered :

Talofofo, Inarajan, Merizo, & Umatac

Application for Public Benefits

Print and fill out the Application for Public Benefits form.  Complete “Part 1 of the application forms and go to any DPHSS Bureau of Economic Security Office to drop off your application form and they will contact you for an appointment.   There will be documents that will be required to bring to your interview appointment.

How long will it take to review my Application for Public Benefit?

It may take up to “30 working days to review and assess your application.

Change or Update Your Information

Please make sure to contact the “Bureau of Economic Security (BES) officesto make any change/update for your information. This changes may include:
  • Income
  • Family size
  • Address
  • Contact numbers
  • DPHSS Recipients Handbook:

    Medicaid Handbook MIP Handbook<

    Application & Forms:

    Application for Public Benefits

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Medicaid FAQs MIP FAQs General FAQs



    Penalty Warning under the Medicaid or MIP Program

    You may be suspended or terminated from the program and/or prosecuted, and also liable for repayment of the paid services if you:
  • Knowingly and willfully make any false statement or representation in the application for medical assistance benefits.

  • Knowingly and willfully make any false statement or representation in order to qualify for benefits.
  • Intentionally conceal any facts that affect your eligibility for the purpose of receiving or continuing to receive benefits for which you were not entitled to.

  • If you see or know of anyone who is making false declarations to obtain Medicaid/MIP benefits, or charge Medicaid/MIP for medical care not provided, please call the

    Investigation Recovery Services Section at 735-7353.

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