Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS)

Although most of your HELP Plan services are administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT), you’ll want to speak directly with DPHHS if you have questions about the following:

  • Dental Coverage
  • Pharmacy (Rx) Benefits
  • Transportation Services
  • Hearing Aids/Audiology
  • Eyeglasses
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Indian Health Services (IHS)/Tribal Health
  • Community Health Center Services

For benefit or claim questions, call the Montana Healthcare Programs Help Line at 1-800-362-8312 or visit the Montana DPHHS HELP Plan website Opens in new window.

Montana HELP Plan Eligibility and Enrollment

If you need information about enrolling in the HELP Plan, you can contact the Montana Public Assistance Help Line at 1-888-706-1535 or visit Cover Montana Opens in new window.

Who Is Eligible for the HELP Plan?

Individuals who make up to 138% of the federal poverty level are eligible for the HELP Plan. That works out to roughly $16,000 a year for one person or $33,000 for a family of four. Additionally, to be eligible, individuals must be:

  • Ages 19 to 64
  • Montana residents
  • Not enrolled in or qualified for Medicare
  • Not pregnant when applying for coverage

For more information, please refer to your HELP Plan Participant Guide or visit the Montana DPHHS HELP Plan website Opens in new window.