Section 500, Age

Revision 15-4; Effective October 1, 2015

 

 

F—510 General Policy

Revision 15-4; Effective October 1, 2015

 

Applicants are eligible to receive Former Foster Care in Higher Education (FFCHE) program benefits beginning the month after their 21st birthday through the end of the month of their 23rd birthday. Applicants who wish to have coverage during the month of their 21st birthday must apply for benefits under an appropriate Medicaid program.

Note: These individuals may be eligible for Medicaid for Transitioning Foster Care Youth (MTFCY) during the month of their 21st birthday. See Part M, Medicaid for Transitioning Foster Care Youth (MTFCY).

 

F—520 Verification Requirements

Revision 10-2; Effective April 1, 2010

 

Accept self-declaration as verification of age.

 

F—530 Documentation Requirements

Revision 10-2; Effective April 1, 2010

 

Document the individual's self-declaration establishing the age.