Eligibility for a vendor Mental Health Center (MHC) or Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) level of care begins the latest of the following dates:
- The date the applicant or participant is eligible on all factors;
- The date the applicant or participant entered the MHC or ICF/IID; or
- The first day of the third month prior to the month of application (prior quarter determination.) (See Section 0815.045.00.)
Note: The applicant may be eligible for MO HealthNet for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MHABD) Spend Down or Non-Spend Down from the first day of the prior quarter (third month prior to the month of application) to the date the applicant entered the nursing facility. See Section 0815.050.00.