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

0820.020.05 Application Processing Timeframes

Applications must be processed without delay unless there are unusual or extreme circumstances. Complete the eligibility determination so that an applicant will receive notification of eligibility or ineligibility:

  • Within 45 days if the applicant is age 65 or older.
  • Within 90 days if the applicant is age 63 or 64.