Citizenship and Alien Status - Immigrant Eligibility Restrictions for State Medical Assistance Programs – Medical Care Services and Pregnancy Medical
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Citizenship and Alien Status - Immigrant Eligibility Restrictions for State Medical Assistance Programs – Medical Care Services and Pregnancy Medical


Revised January 25, 2012



Purpose: This section provides information on how an alien's immigration status affects their eligibility for state medical programs.

WORKER RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide information about naturalization assistance offered by the Refugee resettlement agencies and Community Based Organizations (CBO) for immigrants who are not eligible for federal benefits. For information on the Department’s naturalization assistance program, see the Social Services Manual, SSI Facilitation.

  2. Special ACES instructions: Screen P02 for all clients regardless of citizenship and alien status. MMIS will reconcile the funding source.

Modification Date: January 25, 2012