- States may accept self-attestation of non-financial eligibility criteria for Medicaid, except as required by law or regulation (citizenship and immigration status, Asset Verification System).
States must accept self-attestation of pregnancy unless the state has information that is not reasonably compatible with attestation.
- States must accept self-attestation of information needed to determine eligibility, including reasonable explanations, from all of the following:
- the applicant,
- an adult in the applicant’s household or family,
- authorized representative, or
- someone acting responsibly for the individual (if minor or incapacitated).
- States may accept reasonable explanations of discrepancies between attested information and data sources instead of documentation.
To discuss your NJ Medicaid matter, please contact Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. toll-free at (855) 376-5291 or email him at email@example.com. Please ask us about our video conferencing or telephone consultations if you are unable to come to our office.
By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold Township, Monmouth County, NJ Medicaid Attorney