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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Volume 1, General Information : Section 4: Client Eligibility : 4.4 Restricted Medicaid Coverage : 4.4.4 Presumptive Eligibility (PE)

4.4.4
PE provides temporary Medicaid coverage to pregnant women whose family income does not exceed the state’s Medicaid limit. The intent of PE is to provide the earliest possible access to prenatal care to improve maternal and child health. Clients with PE receive immediate, short-term Medicaid eligibility while their formal Medicaid application is processed.

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