|“We pay our insurance, and HIPP pays us back.”|
The Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) program reimburses for the cost of medical insurance premiums. An individual is eligible for HIPP when Medicaid finds it more cost effective to reimburse for an individual’s Employer-Sponsored Insurance premiums than to reimburse his or her medical bills directly through Medicaid.
By ensuring access to Employer-Sponsored Insurance, individuals who are eligible for HIPP can receive services that are not normally covered through Medicaid. Also, members of the family who are not eligible for Medicaid might be eligible to receive Employer-Sponsored Insurance through HIPP.
HIPP helps people who might otherwise be uninsured. Providers can benefit from this program by receiving a higher payment from the Employer-Sponsored Insurance carrier than from Medicaid. Providers can increase HIPP enrollment by telling their Medicaid patients about the program.
Outreach Resources and Materials
The following materials are available for download.
- Application – Bilingual
- Brochure – Bilingual
- Brochure with Form – Bilingual
- Poster with Dad and Baby – Bilingual
- Poster with Pregnant Woman – Bilingual
- Brochure with Special Needs – Bilingual
- Poster with Tree – Bilingual
If you would like to order bulk quantities of the HIPP Brochure or HIPP Poster, gather the following information:
- Contact name
- Contact phone number
- Street address and suite number (no PO Boxes)
- City and ZIP
- Name of the requested collateral
- Number of the collateral requested
Email that information to this address.