Family MO HealthNet (MAGI) Manual – Table of Contents

1802.000.00 APPLICATIONS

IM-#134, November 14, 2017

This section contains application processes for all MO HealthNet programs that use MAGI Methodology:

  • MO HealthNet for Families (MHF)
  • MO HealthNet for Kids (MHK)
  • Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • MO HealthNet for Pregnant Women (MPW)
  • Show-Me Healthy Babies (SMHB)
  • Uninsured Women’s Health Services (UWHS)

To be considered for MO HealthNet benefits an application is required if:

  • an individual is not known to MEDES; or
  • the entire household is closed or inactive.NOTE: If a person is being added to an active case or not receiving benefits but in an active case in MEDES, any action to add a person or request coverage is considered a Change in Circumstance (CiC).  (Refer to 1885.000.00 INTERIM CHANGES for information regarding CiC)

Requests for Benefits and Signing the Application provide clarification on who can apply and sign applications.