MO HealthNet for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MHABD) Manual

0815.040.00 Effective Date of Vendor Coverage for MHC or ICF/IID Level of Care

IM-120 November 18, 2021; IM-33, March 29, 2012

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.