PM 06-11-01-c: Eligibility Criteria for the MFTD Waiver Program

WAG 06-11-01-c

To qualify for initial and ongoing waiver services all of the following criteria must be met:

  • the person must be under age 21; and
  • a physician must determine that the person requires a level of care provided by a hospital or long term care facility, but can be provided outside of an institution; and
  • revised textthe person is determined disabled according to Social Security Administraton standards; and
  • the estimated cost of care outside an institution is less than the estimated cost in an institution; and
  • new textthe person meets federal immigration requirements; and
  • the person would otherwise be eligible for Medicaid if their responsible relative's income and assets were not considered.

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