Supplemental Aid to the Blind

0420.000.00 MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY

The claimant’s eligibility for Medicaid coverage begins the first day of the month of application, provided the claimant is subsequently found eligible and was not obviously ineligible for the entire month of application and the prior three months. If the claimant was obviously ineligible for the entire month of application and all three months prior to approval, the Medicaid eligibility date begins with the first day of the month in which eligibility was met. Medicaid prior quarter eligibility criteria applies to SAB claimants.

SAB claimants under 21 years of age who qualify are also eligible for HCY (EPSDT) services.