W-1920, Eligibility Begin Dates

Revision 21-3; Effective July 1, 2021

The applicant is eligible the first day of the file date month or, if ineligible the month of application for certain reasons, the first day of the month following the month of application.

Women who transition into HTW from another Medicaid program or CHIP have an effective date of the first day of the month following the end of their previous certification period.

Example: If the TP 40, Medicaid for Pregnant Women, certification end date is Sept. 30, then the HTW effective date is Oct. 1.

A woman is ineligible to receive HTW benefits if she applies the month after her 45th birthday.

Related Policy

Current Medicaid, Medicare (Part A or B) and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Recipients, W-911