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

810.040.20 ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION (DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES)

If the initial request is received through the Division of Senior Services, the Senior Services worker will:

  1. Inform the claimant of the necessity for Title XIX eligibility.
  2. Contact the FSD worker, by using the (IM-54) Referral for Services form, requesting an application for Medical Assistance or one of the cash programs.
    • If the claimant is found to be ineligible for Title XIX services, the Senior Services worker 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 the IM worker of any changes of circumstances affecting the claimant’s eligibility, on an on-going basis.