DATE: MAY 14, 2004
Manual: Family and Children’s Medicaid
Change No: 19-04
To: County Directors of Social Services
Effective: June 1, 2004
MA-3215, Processing the Application, and MA-3330, Citizen/Alien Requirements, are changed regarding reopening emergency applications. If a favorable decision of emergency dates is received from DMA after the application is denied, reopen the application as an administrative application using the original date of application.
Further clarification has been added regarding the number of days to authorize for labor and delivery.
This policy is effective June 1, 2004. Apply this policy to any emergency applications for emergency services that you are currently processing upon receipt of this material.
If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact your Medicaid Program Representative.
Gary H. Fuquay
[This material was 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.