DATE: SEPTEMBER 9, 2003
Manual: Aged, Blind, and Disabled Medicaid
Change No: 05-04
To: County Directors of Social Services
Effective: October 1, 2003
The purpose of this change notice is to clarify that an adequate notice may only be used when an applicant/recipient requests termination of Medicaid in writing.
MA-2420, Notice and Hearings Process, has been revised to inform workers that only a recipient’s written request can be accepted before adequately terminating or reducing any Medicaid aid/program category.
This change in policy is effective October 1, 2003. Apply to all requests for termination taken on or after October 1, 2003.
Remove: MA-2420, Notice and Hearings Process, Pages 5 & 6.
Insert: MA-2420, Notice and Hearings Process, Pages 5 & 6, effective 10/01/03.
If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact your Medicaid Program Representative.
(This material was researched and written by Beverly Miles, Medicaid Policy Consultant, Medicaid Eligibility Unit.)
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.