Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)


Eligibility Policy - 12/16/2019

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7130 Reporting Requirements - Medical assistance households are required to report certain changes in circumstances within 10 days from the date the change becomes known to the household. See subsection 7130.02 below for the definition of "becomes known to the household."

7130.01 Change Reporting Requirements - The change reporting requirements for the Family Medical assistance programs are listed below:

(1) - Changes in the source of earned and/or unearned income.

(2) - Any change in the amount of earned and/or unearned income.

(3) - Changes in household composition, including marriage, separation, or divorce, as well as people moving into or out of the household.

(4) - Changes in residence, including moving into or from an institution or hospital.

(5) - Entitlement to or termination of Medicare coverage or a change in any third party insurance plan.

Households may report a change in their circumstances by telephone, in person, or in writing. Changes in circumstances other than those listed above are not required to be reported until review.

7130.02 Becomes Known to the Household - As indicated in section 7130 above, the household must report changes within 10 days of the date the change becomes known to the household. For purposes of this provision, "becomes known to the household" is defined as:

(1) Change in Source of Earned Income - The change is known to the household upon receipt of the first pay check.

(2) Change in Earned Income Amount - The change is known to the household on the last day of the month of the change.

(3) Change in Source of Unearned Income - The change is known to the household upon receipt of the first payment.

(4) Change in Unearned Income Amount - The change is known to the household when the payment is received.

(5) Change in Household Composition - The change is known to the household the day the individual enters or leaves the household, the date of marriage, separation, or divorce.

(6) Change in Residence - The change is known to the household the day the individual moves.

(7) Entitlement to or Termination of Medicare Coverage or a change in a Third Party Insurance plan - The change is known to the household on the effective date of the change.

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