§ 2070.32. Eligibility requirements.

 Counties, prime contractors, and providers shall structure the eligibility process to meet the following basic requirements:

   (1)  A transportation service may not be provided until:

     (i)   The applicant has displayed a currently valid medical services eligibility card on which the applicant’s name appears as a recipient.

     (ii)   The applicant has declared that he is a permanent or temporary resident of the county where the applicant applies for service.

     (iii)   The applicant’s medical assistance identification number and category of assistance has been recorded for reporting purposes.

     (iv)   The applicant has declared that he needs medical transportation.

     (v)   The applicant has been determined to have a service need.

   (2)  The provider shall advise the applicant that:

     (i)   The applicant, under penalty of law, shall provide complete information to determine eligibility.

     (ii)   The applicant must provide documentation of eligibility for medical assistance by displaying a currently valid Medical Services Eligibility Card, on which the applicant’s name appears as a recipient.

     (iii)   When requested, the applicant must provide, as a condition for receiving service, and being determined eligible, documentation related to the need for services.

     (iv)   The applicant shall attest to the fact that the information the applicant provided is true and correct.

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