Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)

Eligibility Policy - 5/16/2022

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02510 Pregnant Women - If a potentially CHIP eligible child is pregnant, a Medicaid pregnant woman determination is required in accordance with 2271. If the child does not meet these guidelines, she shall then have eligibility determined under CHIP guidelines

For children who meet the Medicaid pregnant women guidelines, eligibility will be reestablished at the end of the postpartum period in accordance with 2301.

If not eligible, no further assistance would be provided to her and the remaining children would continue eligible for the remainder of their current continuous eligible period.

For an ongoing CHIP eligible child who becomes pregnant, the child would continue to be covered under the CHIP program until the end of her continuous eligibility period. A Medicaid pregnant woman determination would be required at the time of the next review for the child and if eligible, coverage shifted to Medicaid.

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