1805.000.00 Eligibility and Verification

1805.020.05 Citizenship

IM-97 November 9, 2015

Effective July 1, 2006, states must obtain documents establishing citizenship and identity for new applicants and participants for all categories of MO HealthNet. Individuals are exempt from the requirement when he or she receives at least one of the following:

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Medicare
  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
  • Old Age Survivors Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits based upon their own disability

NOTE: For immigrants from Micronesia, Palau, and the Marshall Islands, refer to Section 1805.020.10.20 Citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, and Republic of the Marshall Islands.