Starting January 1, 2018, Blue Cross and Blue Shield will no longer coordinate the Montana HELP Plan. Montana Medicaid will take over running the HELP Plan.

Your benefits will stay the same. You can review your benefits and download a copy of the Member Guide at http://medicaid.mt.gov Opens in new window. You can also call the Medicaid Member Hotline at 1-800-362-8312 to request a copy.

You will receive a new Montana Medicaid card to use beginning January 1, 2018.

Starting January 1, 2018, you can get health services from any doctor, clinic, or other health care provider who accepts Montana Medicaid. Nearly all of the providers will remain the same and some additional providers will be available to you. You can find a list of over 11,500 Montana Medicaid providers at http://medicaid.mt.gov Opens in new window or by calling the Medicaid Member Hotline at 1-800-362-8312. If your provider would like to be added to this list, have them contact Montana Provider Relations at 1-800-624-3958.

Find answers to frequently asked questions at http://dphhs.mt.gov/healthcare Opens in new window or by calling the Member Help Line at 1-800-362-8312.

HELP Plan Providers

If you are a provider interested in finding more information about joining the BCBSMT HELP Plan network, you will need to meet certain requirements.

Blue Access for MembersSM

a. With Blue Access for Members (BAM), our secure member website, you can access health plan information, resources, tools, and print a temporary identification card.