0810.000.00 MO HealthNet Coverage

0810.040.20 Eligibility Determination (Division of Senior and Disability Services-DSDS)

IM-55 June 2, 2023

If the initial request is received from the Division of Senior and Disability Services (DSDS), DSDS staff will:

  1. Inform the individual of the necessity for Title XIX eligibility.
  2. Contact Family Support Division (FSD) staff, by using the Referral for Services form (IM-54), requesting an application for MO HealthNet or one of the cash programs.
    • If the individual is found to be ineligible for Title XIX services, DSDS staff will explore other resources.
  3. Complete an Intake/Screening (DA-1).
  4. Secure a Physician’s Certification (DA-11).
  5. Secure an Authorization for Services (DA-4).
  6. Notify FSD staff of any change in circumstances affecting the participant’s eligibility, on an ongoing basis.