Family MO HealthNet (MAGI) Manual

1860.015.00 NEWBORN’S EFFECT ON THE ELIGIBILITY OF OTHER HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS’ MO HEALTHNET

IM-#152, November 30, 2017IM-#125, December 31, 2013

Determine the effect of the child’s birth on the family’s eligibility for other MO HealthNet coverage. When the child is determined eligible under the Newborn program, use the date of birth as the application date to add the newborn as a member of an active Family MO HealthNet or MO HealthNet for Kids case.

NOTE: If the birth of a newborn is reported timely, the effective date of any coverage changes for the household is the newborn’s birthdate. If birth of a newborn is not reported timely, the effective date of any coverage changes for the household is the date the birth was reported. (Timely is defined as within 10 days of the child’s birth.)