This article is a section taken from MA for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual.

Mandatory Verifications

Mandatory verifications must be verified through an available electronic data source or by paper proof, if electronic data sources are unsuccessful or unavailable. Self-attestation alone is not acceptable for eligibility requirements with mandatory verifications.

Medical Assistance for Families With Children and Adults (MA-FCA)

  • Current income

  • Immigration status

  • Social Security number

  • U.S. citizenship

MA for parents, relative caretakers, pregnant women and children with a spenddown must also verify:

  • Medical expenses to meet a spenddown

  • Assets, when an asset limit applies

    • Verification of assets is required at application and when a new asset is reported. If an asset is determined to be excluded it does not need to be verified again at renewal.

    • Verification of the following assets are not required at application or renewal:

Legal Citations

Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, section 435.945
Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, section 435.952
Minnesota Rules, part 9505.0095

CREDIT: The content of this post has been copied or adopted from the Minnesota Healthcare Programs Eligibility Policy Manual, originally published by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

This is also part of a series of posts on Minnesota Healthcare Eligibility Policies.