The Program Request - Individuals page in IES includes the new medical benefit choice question and the requested program begin date. The fields will be auto populated from ABE. In addition, a worker may change these fields based on a request received from the individual.
Changes to the requested program begin date should not occur based on a medical benefit preference request during periods of continuous eligibility for children and pregnant women; coverage shall continue until redetermination.
Only an ongoing medical benefit month may be changed due to a medical benefit program request for an individual currently receiving medical benefits. A previously certified month should not be changed.
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