December 1973 Eligibility Requirements Manual

1015.005.00 Applicants Who Have Moved to Missouri

IM-32 March 28, 2012

Persons receiving Medicaid from another State can be approved for MO HealthNet from Missouri provided the person meets all Missouri eligibility requirements including residence. Applicants can be approved for MO HealthNet in Missouri prior to their Medicaid case being closed in another state. Duplicate participation is resolved through the Public Assistance Recipient Information System (PARIS) quarterly match. Any case involving cash assistance must be closed in the other state and it must be verified that payments from the other state have been discontinued before cash benefits can be approved in Missouri.