Memorandums and Practice Points

MO HealthNet Memos

IM-30 EXTENSION OF THE TEMPORARY RECONSIDERATION PERIOD POLICY FOR ALL MO HEALTHNET (MHN) PROGRAMS

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: EXTENSION OF THE TEMPORARY RECONSIDERATION PERIOD POLICY FOR ALL MO HEALTHNET (MHN) PROGRAMS MANUAL REVISION # 0840.005.05 1880.020.00   DISCUSSION: Temporary reconsideration period policy for all MHN programs introduced in IM-28 RECONSIDERATION PERIOD DURING THE TRANSITION PERIOD FOR ALL MO HEALTHNET (MHN) PROGRAMS has been extended. Continue to follow the […]

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IM-29 UPDATES TO 1619 POLICY

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: UPDATES TO 1619 POLICY MANUAL REVISION # 0850.000.00 0850.005.00 0850.005.05 0850.005.10 0850.005.15 0850.005.20 0850.010.00 0850.020.00   DISCUSSION: Updates have been made to 1619 policy in the MO HealthNet for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MHABD) Manual. Updates include revisions to remove outdated information, including verifying 1619 status and processes, and […]

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IM-28 COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION (COFA) MIGRANTS ELIGIBLE FOR CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (CHIP)

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION (COFA) MIGRANTS ELIGIBLE FOR CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (CHIP) MANUAL REVISION # 1805.020.10.20   DISCUSSION: Effective immediately, COFA migrants are considered qualified non-citizens for the purpose of CHIP eligibility. Through amendments made by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, Congress amended 8 U.S. Code § 1641 […]

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IM-25 NEW NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION (NEMT) RIDE TOOL

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: NEW NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION (NEMT) RIDE TOOL   DISCUSSION: For participants who need NEMT, MO HealthNet’s vendor, Medical Transportation Management (MTM), created a new tool that allows participants the opportunity to book new rides, review existing rides, make changes to rides and cancel rides from their computer or phone. Participants […]

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IM-24 EXTENSION OF THE TEMPORARY RETURNED MAIL POLICY FOR ALL MO HEALTHNET (MHN) PROGRAMS

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: EXTENSION OF THE TEMPORARY RETURNED MAIL POLICY FOR ALL MO HEALTHNET (MHN) PROGRAMS MANUAL REVISION # 1885.020.00   DISCUSSION: Temporary returned mail policy for all MHN programs introduced in IM-40 RETURNED MAIL REQUIREMENTS DURING THE TRANSITION PERIOD FOR ALL MO HEALTHNET (MHN) PROGRAMS has been extended. Continue to follow the […]

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IM-23 FAMILY MO HEALTHNET (MAGI) MANUAL UPDATE TO EXCLUDE INCOME FOR CERTAIN TAX DEPENDENTS

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: FAMILY MO HEALTHNET (MAGI) MANUAL UPDATE TO EXCLUDE INCOME FOR CERTAIN TAX DEPENDENTS MANUAL REVISION # 1805.030.20.10   DISCUSSION: MAGI Manual section 1805.030.20.10 Income Excluded Under MAGI is updated to reflect policy changes with Child Tax Dependent income and Qualifying Relative Dependent income. These two income types, based on IRS […]

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IM-22 MO HEALTHNET (MHN) POLICY UPDATES FOR CONTINUOUS ELIGIBILITY FOR CHILDREN (CEC)

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: MO HEALTHNET (MHN) POLICY UPDATES FOR CONTINUOUS ELIGIBILITY FOR CHILDREN (CEC) NON-MAGI MANUAL REVISION # 0405.000.00 0840.000.00 0430.010.00 0840.010.00 0805.000.00 0840.015.00 0805.020.00 0840.020.00 0810.010.00 0855.000.00 0810.010.05 0855.005.45 0815.030.20 1305.000.00 0815.070.00 1320.000.00 0825.000.00 1320.005.00 0825.010.00 1320.010.00 0825.040.00   MAGI MANUAL REVISION # 1805.070.00 1840.025.05 1805.000.05 1840.025.10 1805.005.00 1840.030.15 1810.030.10 1885.000.00 1840.020.00 […]

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IM-20 INTRODUCING EXPERIAN VERIFY FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  INTRODUCING EXPERIAN VERIFY FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL REVISION # 0110.025.05 0110.060.00 0110.060.05 0110.060.10 0110.060.15 1102.005.05 1102.015.05 1802.030.00 1805.030.05   DISCUSSION: Starting April 2, 2024, Experian Verify is available through a partnership with the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to verify earned income information for SNAP-related case […]

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IM-19 RESTARTING CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (CHIP) PREMIUMS, MO HEALTHNET SPEND DOWN (MHSD) PAYMENTS, AND TICKET TO WORK HEALTH ASSURANCE (TWHA) PREMIUM PAYMENTS; CONTINUOUS ELIGIBILITY FOR CHILDREN

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: RESTARTING CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (CHIP) PREMIUMS, MO HEALTHNET SPEND DOWN (MHSD) PAYMENTS, AND TICKET TO WORK HEALTH ASSURANCE (TWHA) PREMIUM PAYMENTS; CONTINUOUS ELIGIBILITY FOR CHILDREN   DISCUSSION: In May, 2024, the “unwinding” period, as a result of the Public Health Emergency (PHE), will be over, and normal operations will […]

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IM-18 INTRODUCING THE NON-MAGI APPLICATION LETTER

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: INTRODUCING THE NON-MAGI APPLICATION LETTER FORM REVISION # IM-2NMA   DISCUSSION: A new letter, Non-MAGI Application Letter (IM-2NMA) was created to help Family Support Division (FSD) staff. The IM-2NMA will be mailed with an Aged, Blind, and Disabled Supplement (IM-1ABDS) and/or a Medical Review Team Packet (IM-61MRT). These forms will […]

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