DATE: MAY 7, 2003
Manual: Aged, Blind, and Disabled Medicaid
Change No: 25-03
To: County Directors of Social Services
Effective: June 1, 2003
The Personal Responsibility Work Opportunity and Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), as amended by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, P.L. 104-208, and the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, P.L. 105-33, significantly changed Medicaid eligibility for individuals who are not citizens of the United States. In addition, it created new rules for deeming income and resources from an alien sponsor to certain sponsored immigrants.
MA-200 is revised to add new terms and definitions regarding aliens and sponsor deeming.
This change is effective June 1, 2003.
Remove: MA-200, pages 1-27.
Insert: MA-200, pages 1-29, effective 6/1/2003.
If you have any questions regarding this material, please contact your Medicaid Program Representative.
Nina M. Yeager
(This material was researched and written by Debbie Pittard, Policy Consultant, Medicaid Eligibility Unit.)
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.