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The Mississippi Division of Medicaid values all types of health care providers enrolled in the Medicaid program. Medicaid is a federal and state program created to provide medical assistance to eligible, low income populations. This service is in place to provide access to quality health care coverage for vulnerable Mississippians.

How to Become a Mississippi Medicaid Provider

To enroll as a Mississippi Medicaid provider:

Submit your application with the appropriate taxonomy through the MESA portal located at All additional documentation should be uploaded in the Attachments section of the application.

The Additional Enrollment Requirements Checklist and other Provider Enrollment documents are located under Provider Enrollment Forms at You can also check your provider enrollment status on the portal by entering your Application Tracking Number (ATN) and SSN or Tax ID (depending on enrollment type).

If you have any questions about the enrollment application process, please contact the Division of Medicaid’s fiscal agent, Gainwell Technologies, at 800-884-3222.

Provider Hearings

Medicaid providers are entitled to a fair hearing to challenge certain decisions made by the Mississippi Division of Medicaid in accordance with the Mississippi Administrative Code Title 23, Part 300. Providers are allowed 30 days from the date of the adverse action in which to request an appeal.

The Office of Appeals is responsible for coordinating, scheduling, and facilitating appeals for Medicaid beneficiaries and providers. Cases are heard by an impartial hearing officer employed by or on contract with the agency. If you have questions regarding fair hearings, contact the Office of Appeals:

Toll-free: 800-421-2408
Phone: 601-359-6050