Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)

Eligibility Policy - 10/6/2022

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1407 Time In Which Application is to be Processed and Case Disposition - All applications shall be approved or denied on a timely basis except when a determination of eligibility cannot be made within the required period due to the failure of the applicant or collateral to provide required information. Written notice must be given to the applicant by the end of the required period giving the reason(s) for the delay. The approval of an application from an alien who is otherwise eligible may not be delayed beyond the timely processing time frame due solely to the fact that no USCIS response to a request for verification of immigration status has been received.

Timely action is defined as follows:

1407.01 Reserved -

1407.02 All Other Medical Applications - Within 45 days of the agency's receipt of a signed application. For management purposes the agency shall strive to process applications within 30 days.

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