Most people requesting health care coverage from the Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) must complete a written application.
This chapter contains the application requirements for MHCP. These requirements include but are not limited to:
l How to apply for MHCP.
l When an application is required.
l When an application is not required.
l Application signature requirements.
l What application forms can be used to apply.
l Who may apply for a client.
This chapter also contains policy requirements when processing an application, including but not limited to:
l Determining the date of application.
l Pending an application.
l Updating an application.
l Processing period standards.
l Determining the eligibility begin date.
l Transferring an application and how to transfer it.
l Processing retroactive MinnesotaCare.
l When programs overlap.
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