Medical Care Services (MCS) Medical - A01, A05

Created on: 
Jan 23 2017

See ACES Screens and Online Pages for an example of pages or screens used in this chapter.

Who is eligible to receive Medical Care Services (MCS) medical (A01)?

Adults with the citizenship  status of  Non-Federally Qualified Alien (NF) or  Federally Qualified Alien (NQ) who are active on an Aged Blind or Disabled (ABD) cash Assistance Unit (AU) and meet the following criteria may be eligible for A01 medical:

For additional information see ACES Manual Chapter Aged, Blind, or Disabled Cash Assistance (ABD).

Who is eligible to receive Medical Care Services (MCS) medical (A05)?

Adults with citizenship status of  Non-Federally Qualified Alien (NF) or Federally Qualified Alien (NQ) who are active on a Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) Assistance Unit (AU) and  meet the following criteria may be eligible for A05 medical:

For additional information see EAZ Manual - WAC - 388-400-0070 Who is eligible for referral to the  Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) Program? 

Online Processing

How do I screen Medical Care Services (MCS) medical?

Only one person can be on an MCS Assistance Unit (AU). A separate MCS AU needs to be screened in for each applicant/recipient .

To screen an MCS medical application, take the following steps:

  1. Follow the instructions in the Screening an Application Chapter.
  2. On the Programs page, check the box next to Medical.
  3. On the Finalize page, click the Specify Program button.
  4. On the Finalize - Program Details page update the following fields using he drop down menus:
  • Program Field - Select Medical Assistance (MA).
  • Medical Coverage Group field - Select Med Care Svc (A01).
  • Program Type field -  Select the appropriate program type.
Note: The Med Care SVC (A01) trickles to a Med Care Svc (A05) AU if the client does not meet the MCS (A01) requirements.

How do I process Medical Care Services (MCS) medical?

Follow the steps in the InterviewProcess Application Months, and Finalize  chapters to process the medical request.

Note: If a client is not active on a Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) (GA-U) or Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD (GA-A/B/D) Assistance Unit (AU), the MCS medical AU will deny with Reason Code 163 - Client Must Be GA Eligible.

How long is the Medical Care Services (MCS) certification period?

When an MCS (A01 or A05) Assistance Unit (AU) is approved ACES sets the review end date to match the clients active Housing and Essential Needs HEN (GA-U) or Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) (GA- A/B/D) AU.

Mainframe Processing

How do I process Medical Care Services (MCS) medical?

Follow the steps in the InterviewProcess Application Months, and Finalize  chapters to process the medical request.

Note: If a client is not active on a Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) (GA-U) or Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD (GA-A/B/D) Assistance Unit (AU), the MCS medical AU will deny with Reason Code 163 - Client Must Be GA Eligible.

How long is the Medical Care Services (MCS) certification period?

When an MCS (A01 or A05) Assistance Unit (AU) is approved ACES sets the review end date to match the clients active Housing and Essential Needs HEN (GA-U) or Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) (GA- A/B/D) AU.

 

 

See ACES Screens and Online Pages for an example of pages or screens used in this chapter.