MHIP Carrier Contacts

State Pool

MHIP's State Pool is administered by two separate carriers, determined by your county of residence. To determine which carrier serves your county, go to the Find a Provider page.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
General questions: 800-843-6447
Billing Inquiries: 800-468-0102
Nurse Assist Line: 888-485-2583

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
General questions: 800-215-6504
Billing Inquiries: 800-215-6504
Nurse Assist Line: 888-485-2583

Catamaran - Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) for MHIP's State Pool

Federal Pool

Effective July 1, 2013, Missouri’s Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) is operated by the federal government and administered by the National Finance Center.

For general information about the federally-run PCIP, visit You can also call the National Finance Center at 866-717-5826, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Central Time Monday through Friday. TTY users should call 866-561-1604.

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Apply for MHIP Coverage

Applications accepted until 11-15-13.

It's easy to apply for MHIP coverage. We've put together a simple checklist to help you get all your information in order.

Go to the Apply Now Checklist Page for information and helpful links.

Download the MHIP Application.

Need help with your application?
Call us at 800-821-2231.

Appeals and Grievances

Appeals and Grievances should be filed in accordance with State Pool Certificate of Coverage (page 45).

State Pool Certificate of Coverage