10.09.91.08

.08 Certification Period.

A. Presumptive eligibility begins on the day the hospital determines that the individual is presumptively eligible.

B. Presumptive eligibility ends on the earlier of:

(1) The day in which the individual is determined eligible for Medical Assistance; or

(2) The last day of the month following the month in which the hospital determined presumptive eligibility, if:

(a) An individual is found ineligible for Medical Assistance; or

(b) An individual failed to apply for Medical Assistance.

C. A non-pregnant individual may be determined presumptively eligible once per a 12-month period.

D. A pregnant individual may be determined presumptively eligible once per pregnancy.