How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask LegalGems Your Own Question
LegalGems, Attorney
Category: Estate Law
Satisfied Customers: 7101
Experience:  Private Practice; Elder Law Attorney; Estate Planning; Attorney Mentor
Type Your Estate Law Question Here...
LegalGems is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

TO LEGAL GEMS. My Medi-Cal Redetermination form was handed

This answer was rated:

TO LEGAL GEMS. My Medi-Cal Redetermination form was handed in on May 9. I have gotten no response. When I check my case status on the website it shows my original 2006 approval date and that my Redetermination Packet was received on May 9. Since it's now almost 5 months I'm assuming my redetermination was approved. My prescriptions continue to be covered with a tiny co-pay by Healthnet which I have through medi-medi. As I recall, I've never received notification in the past that my redetermination has been approved. So can I safely assume that there is no problem and my Medi-Cal will continue until my next redetermination period in May, 2014?

LegalGems :

Hi; Thanks for waiting for me - much appreciated! So, pursuant to AC WDL 05-22, 90% of all redetermination forms (that are timely and properly completed) must be processed within 60 days of the redetermination date. This is the target goal. The only mandatory situations which warrant a legal response include: termination of benefits; request for more information; and change in benefits. So an approval does not legally require notification. Given the time lapse of slightly over 4 months, I would make an educated guess that your benefits have been approved.

LegalGems and 2 other Estate Law Specialists are ready to help you

Related Estate Law Questions