A woman who is in a TANF adult-only pregnant woman cash case when her pregnancy ends is eligible for 60-day extended medical coverage. Her legal spouse in the case is not eligible for the 60-day extended medical coverage.
The 60-day period starts the day after the pregnancy ends and continues through the last day of the calendar month in which the 60-day period ends. For example, if the 60-day period ends on 09/12, medical coverage continues through
The 60-day extended medical is provided so that the client qualifies for postpartum care. Provide 60-day extended medical coverage to a woman when she:
A woman who is no longer pregnant on the date she applies does not qualify for 60-day extended medical coverage, unless she would have been eligible for Moms and Babies (see PM 06-09-02).
When the child is born and lives with the woman (and spouse), they are all eligible for Medical. The 60-day period does not apply.
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