When an individual/couple’s countable income exceeds the categorically needy income limit, compare his income to the MN income limits. Refer to MA-2260, Financial Eligibility Regulations
The resource limit for individuals/couples under MN is the same as the Categorically Needy resource limits. Refer to MA-2260, Financial Eligibility Regulations.
The resource limit and countable resources are the same as Categorically Needy. However, for Medically Needy eligibility an individual whose countable resources exceed the resource limit as of the “first moment of the month” can establish eligibility on the day of the month that the value of countable resources is reduced within the allowable limits. Refer to MA-2230, Financial Resources.
Only individuals evaluated as Medically Needy can have a deductible.
See MA-2360, Medicaid Deductible, for rules and procedures to establish deductible and allowable expenses to be applied to the deductible.
The classification in EIS is “M”, or “B”, if the individual is dually eligible.
Refer to the EIS Manual for special Medically Needy codes for aliens.
The ongoing c.p. for cases evaluated as MN is always 6 months.
Refer to MA-2350, Certification/Authorization, for further instructions.
For MN cases, the buy-in effective date is the first day of the second month following authorization for Medicaid.
Refer to MA-2410, Buy-In, for procedures.
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.