|What are the benefits of the program? |
- Improve the access and continuity of care for children age 18 years and younger.
- Establish consistent preventive care.
- Reduces state administrative burden to establish eligibility.
- Improves Medicaid’s goal of easier and faster enrollment/eligibility process.
How physicians can become providers:
CHIP is an expansion of Medicaid (Title XIX), making Medicaid providers automatically eligible to provide health care services to CHIP (Title XXI) eligible children. To serve CHIP clients, providers need to be enrolled in one of the Heritage Health Plans.
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services Finance & Support
P.O. Box 85801
Lincoln, NE 68509-85801
In Lincoln 402-473-7000
In Omaha 402-595-1178
(Select option for General Information and then option for Customer Service Center)