Eligibility for a vendor MHC or IMR 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 IMR; 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 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 s/he entered the nursing facility. See Section 0815.050.00.