(FCRC/All Kids Unit) Approve medical benefits for an MPE client the day the MPE application is received. This allows the woman to receive outpatient medical care during the application process.
(FCRC/All Kids Unit) Complete Form 552:
Complete Form 552 for a woman in spenddown who gets a 15-day eligibility period the same as above except:
The MPE eligibility period(s) is shown on the MMIS Medical Eligibility File below the Special Program Eligibility section. For these cases, M will appear in the code field.
The Medical Electronic Data Interchange (MEDI) Authorization System alerts medical providers that the person is participating in the Healthy Start/Medicaid Presumptive Eligibility Program and that inpatient or long term care services are not authorized.
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