(1) A person who desires CSHS financial assistance for a CYSHCN must submit a completed CSHS financial assistance application, along with required supporting documents. This application is available by contacting CSHS at 1-800-762-9891 or visiting www.cshs.mt.gov.
(2) If the department notifies the applicant that the application is incomplete, the requested missing information must be received by CSHS within six weeks from the date of notification; otherwise the application will be considered inactive. If the requested information is subsequently received and the CYSHCN is found to be eligible, the eligibility year will begin on the date the additional requested information is received.
(3) If the CYSHCN is determined ineligible, the department will send the applicant a written notice stating the reasons for ineligibility and explaining how an informal reconsideration of its determination may be obtained pursuant to ARM 37.57.112.
(4) When the CYSHCN is determined eligible, the department will send the applicant a written notice specifying which services are eligible for CSHS financial assistance and the term of eligibility.