Medical coverage may be provided for up to 24 continuous months from the initial eligibility date so long as all eligibility factors are met.
A client who has a break in coverage during the 24 months beginning with the initial eligibility date may re-enroll if all eligibility criteria are met. However, the break in coverage does not extend the initial eligibility period.
Exception to the 24 Month Maximum - If the client provides verification that an appeal regarding an application for asylum is pending, eligibility under this program may be extended until the earlier of either: 1) the month a final decision is made, or 2) 12 months beyond the initial 24 month eligibility period. In no case shall eligibility under this program exceed 36 months.