*SNAP Recipients: Starting in January 2023, DSS will be texting renewal reminders to recipients who need to submit their renewal forms. Texts will come from the DSS Benefits Center phone number (855-626-6632). Texts will be strictly informational. They will NOT ask for identifying or personal information. Click here for more information.

*Don’t miss important news about your benefits: Update your contact info online now! Visit Update Us (ct.gov)

*24/7 access to DSS: Already a DSS client? Use the MyDSS mobile-friendly app: www.ct.gov/mydss. Apply & renew services at www.connect.ct.gov, plus get benefit status, notices, report changes, upload/send documents & more!

School Based Child Health (SBCH)

How To

New state legislation requires school districts to enroll in School Based Child Health Medicaid Reimbursement. The Department hosted a training program on December 12, 2017 for new school districts. The training program covered interim claiming, random moment time study, admin claiming and cost reporting. Download the New District Training PowerPoint

School Based Child Health Provider Enrollment/Re-Enrollment

NEW Providers (School Districts) -  Provider Enrollment Wizard offers a simplified, expedited method of enrollment into the School Based Child Health program. For assistance, contact the DXC Provider Assistance Center at 1-800-842-8440

EXISTING Providers (School Districts) – Complete the Re-Enrollment Application

Need a National Provider Identifier (NPI) Number? Apply Online

Medicaid Verification System File Exchange
Medicaid Eligibility Lists Cheat Sheet

School Based Child Health Secure Email and Secure Server Instructions

Certain files may contain Protected Health Information (PHI), including individually identifiable health information such as name, address, birth date, Social Security address, etc. Per the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), DSS must ensure that an individuals' health information is properly protected.

Secure E-mail platform used by DSS is easy to navigate and will allow users to send email messages to DSS. New users will need to create a new account. Current users, please note the new address https://safemail.ct.gov

Secure Email Instructions and Information

If you need additional help, please email Best.Helpdesk@ct.gov