Presentation on theme: "Applicant Currently on Medicaid How to Apply Through Access Health CT Portal 1."— Presentation transcript:
Applicant Currently on Medicaid How to Apply Through Access Health CT Portal 1
- 2 - Agenda Medicaid Redeterminations – How to Apply in Portal
About 52,000 CT residents will receive a Medicaid redetermination letter in the next 60 days since their eligibility for Medicaid will need to be redetermined by the Department of Social Services. What should consumers be instructed to do in the AHCT portal? If a consumer is currently on Medicaid then he/she must complete the HIX application within 60 days of their Medicaid expiration date. This will include completing screens indicating that Medicaid is their current health coverage. The following screens describe the process for completing the application on line when the applicant is currently on Medicaid. Scenario Medicaid Redeterminations Topic
Consumer reviews letter and notes Medicaid expiration date. Expiration date must be within 60 days of the date the applicant is applying for coverage on the web portal. Medicaid Eligibility Letter Topic Steps 4
A consumer is applying for coverage and is currently on Medicaid. His Medicaid expiration date is 3/31. The current date is 2/20. How must the applicant report their current insurance in the HIX system? Consumer can enter their current insurance information through the following method: Scenario Current Health Insurance - Applicant currently on Medicaid Topic
Answer If Applicable
Step 1: Applicant answers the question: Are any members of this household currently enrolled in health Insurance? YES (Answer is Yes because applicant is currently enrolled in Medicaid) Applicant is Currently on Medicaid – Applying for Coverage Within 60 Days Topic Steps 8
Step 2: The section Additional Questions – Currently Enrolled Health Coverage automatically displays after the current health coverage question is answered “Yes” Click [Add Health Coverage]. This displays the Currently Enrolled Health Coverage page. Additional Questions – Currently Enrolled Health Coverage Topic Steps 10
These are the other options
Complete the following fields: Who does the insurance cover? Click on household members currently enrolled in health coverage (i.e., Medicaid) Select the health coverage your household members are currently enrolled from the following. Click drop down to select Medicaid. Plan Name - Type HUSKY or CHIP or Medicaid Policy Number: Enter HUSKY card number or type word “Medicaid” Group Number: Enter HUSKY card number or type word “Medicaid” Name of Carrier: Medicaid Premium Cost: Type 0.01 Payment Frequency: Monthly Coverage Effective Date: Date started receiving coverage thru HUSKY or CHIP (previous Year) Coverage End Date: Enter Medicaid expiration date from Medicaid letter (should be last day of month) Policy Effective Date: SAME date as Coverage Effective Date Policy End Date: SAME date as Coverage End Date Additional Questions – Currently Enrolled Health Coverage Topic 14
Note: Both the policy end date and coverage end date must be the same.
This is the default. Read questions and answer based on the individual’s situation.