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Presumptive Eligibility

Presumptive Eligibility is available to hospitals and their affiliated facilities that participate with Medicaid in Montana. Personnel from these facilities must be trained and certified to make Presumptive Eligibility determinations for short-term, temporary coverage for the following coverage groups:

  • Healthy Montana Kids Plus;
  • Healthy Montana Kids;
  • Parent/Caretaker Relative Medicaid;
  • Pregnant Women (ambulatory prenatal care);
  • Adults between the ages of 19 and 64;
  • Adults between the ages of 18 and 26 who were in Foster Care and receiving Medicaid at age 18; and
  • Women between the ages of 19 and 64 who have been screened and diagnosed with Breast or Cervical Cancer.

Please contact us at any time if you have questions, need training or additional supplies, or need to verify any information about presumptive eligibility.

For Training Questions contact:
Kaye Van Gilder
 (406) 731-5768           

For Eligibility Questions contact:
Justine Welker
(406) 883-7848


Live Accordion

Presumptive Eligibility Application Forms

Presumptive Income Tool


2017 Training Schedule

July 26, 2017   9am-11am
August 16, 2017   9am-11am
September 13, 2017   9am-11am
October 18, 2017 9-11 am
November 15, 2017 9-11 am
December 13, 2017 9-11 am


Please contact Kaye Van Gilder, via email, to get registered for training. She will provide all of the needed tools for the training at that time.

Kaye Van Gilder   

Presumptive Eligiblity Guide



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