Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)

Eligibility Policy - 5/16/2022

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2311 Continuous Eligibility Period - Continuous eligibility begins with the first full month of eligibility (see 2310 above) in the current review period and continues regardless of any changes in income. Such eligibility shall continue unless one of the following circumstances occurs:

2311.01 - a child turns age 19;

2311.02 - an individual no longer meets residency requirements;

2311.03 - an individual dies;

2311.04 - an individual enters an institution or jail; see 2052.05 for information relating to minors.

2311.05 - a child no longer lives with a caretaker who meets the criteria of 2110;

2311.06 - an individual is found to not have been initially eligible;

2311.07 - an individual becomes eligible for HCBS or for SSI (including eligibility under the protected class see Medical-KEESM 2639), foster care, or adoption support assistance;

2311.08 - there is a voluntary request for case closure.

2311.09 - there is a loss of contact in which the individual and/or family's whereabouts are unknown. Continuous eligibility ends for any non-pregnant adults in the home in accordance with 7230.

2311.10 - there is not at least one child in the home or qualifying under temporary absence provisions of 2110. Continuous eligibility ends for any non-pregnant adults in the home.

2311.11 - a non-pregnant adult caretaker fails to cooperate with Child Support Services (CSS).

In any of the above situations, coverage shall be terminated with the month the circumstances occur or a following month allowing for timely and adequate notice. Continuous eligibility can be reestablished if there is less than a calendar month break in assistance. Otherwise, the individual would have to submit a new application and qualify again.

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