MHIP is available to any Missouri citizen who can't get insurance coverage.

Important Notice: Missouri Health Insurance Pool closed on December 31, 2013.

SB 262 was passed by the Missouri General Assembly during the 2013 legislative session and provides that MHIP will cease operations and all policies under the pool effective December 31, 2013. All coverage under MHIP ended effective December 31, 2013.

If you have a question regarding a claim, ple ase contact:

State Pool

MHIP's State Pool is administered by two separate carriers, determined by your county of residence.

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.


Appeals and Grievances

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

State Pool Certificate of Coverage