CHIP Outreach Project

Through federal funds provided via the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), MPHCA is working with member health centers to increase health insurance coverage for Mississippi children.  Community Outreach Specialists (COS) have been placed within health centers statewide to provide application assistance with Mississippi Medicaid and CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program).

Helpful Links for Patients:

MPHCA COS Resources:

CHIP Outreach Refresher Training Resources:

Other COS Resources:

United Healthcare (MS CHIP Contractor) MS CHIP Telephone Quick Reference  

  • Member Services   1-800-992-9940
  • Provider Services   1-800-557-9933
  • Medical Prior Authorization Phone   1-866-604-3267
  • Medical Prior Authorization Fax   1-888-310-6858
  • Behavioral Health Prior Authorization Phone 1-800-980-7393
  • Behavioral Health Prior Authorization Fax   1-800-861-3545
  • Pharmacy Prior Authorization Phone   1-877-651-2217
  • Nurse Line   1-877-410-0184