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 supplies, or need to verify information about presumptive eligibility.

To schedule training, please contact Alice Lewis via email at alewis@mt.gov  or telephone (406) 731-5774.
For information on Presumptive Eligibility, see https://medicaidprovider.mt.gov/presumptiveeligibility. Contact Presumptive Eligibility via email at hhshcsdmedicaid@mt.gov.  

All trainings listed below are on Wednesdays from 9 – 11 am.
Classes are presented online and participants may be located anywhere Teams or Zoom is available.

January 19, 2022
February 16, 2022
March 16, 2022
April 20, 2022
May 18, 2022
June 15, 2022
July 20, 2022
August 17, 2022
September 21, 2022
October 19, 2022
November 16, 2022
December 21, 2022

To register please contact:
alewis@mt.gov
or telephone (406) 731-5774