Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)


Eligibility Policy - 10/25/2021

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2052.04 - For all other institutionalized individuals, the state of residence is the state in which the individual is living with the intention to remain there permanently or for an indefinite period.

NOTE: In addition Kansas has entered into interstate residence agreements with the following states: California, Florida, Kentucky, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. The agreement states that individuals residing in a Medicaid approved institution for long term care in one of the above-named states who would be Kansas residents under (2) or (3) shall be deemed residents of that state for purposes of medical assistance unless the person was placed there by Kansas state or local government personnel. The reciprocal situation is also covered in the agreement. Refer to Medical-KEESM 8112 for definition of a Medicaid approved institution.

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