DATE: MARCH 22, 2012
Manual: Family and Children’s Medicaid
Change No: 05-12
To: County Directors of Social Services
Effective: April 1, 2012
This change notice is regarding the new poverty level income limits. A Dear County Director Letter dated 03/08/12 was posted to the DMA website, providing implementation instructions for pending applications, new applications and ongoing cases.
Income limits for MPW, MIC, NCHC and Transitional Medicaid are revises effective April 1, 2012, to reflect the increase in the federal poverty level. The income limits were updated in EIS effective February 27, 2012. You may enter the new income limits after that date.
Use the new income limits to determine eligibility beginning April 1, 2012. Us the 2011 income limits to determine eligibility for months prior to April 2012.
If you have any questions, please contact your Medicaid Program Representative.
Craigan L. Gray, MD, MBA, JD,
(This material was researched and written by Ena Lightbourne, Policy Consultant, Medicaid Eligibility Unit.)
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.