Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)

Eligibility Policy - 5/18/2022

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2010.04 Applicants for Pregnant Woman Coverage - In addition to what is outlined in 2010.02 above, the following additional individuals are permitted to act on behalf of a pregnant woman applying for medical assistance.

a) The adult father of the unborn child of an adult pregnant woman

b) The adult father of the unborn child of a pregnant minor may apply on her behalf when residing with the minor and there is not another caretaker in the home.

c) When a minor pregnant woman is residing with the minor father of the unborn child, his caretaker may apply on behalf of the pregnant woman. This could be his parents or other another person who meets the caretaker definition of 2011.

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