Current through Register Vol. 51, No. 23, December 2, 2019
Section 10:72-1.4 - Principles of administration(a) The following principles of administration apply in the Medicaid program. 1. Opportunity to make application: Any individual who believes he or she is eligible shall be afforded an opportunity to make application (or reapplication) for the Medicaid program without delay.2. Primary source of information: Program applicants or eligible persons are the primary source of information concerning program eligibility. The county welfare agency shall, when necessary, in the process of determining eligibility, use secondary sources of information with the knowledge and consent of the applicant or eligible person.3. Adherence to law and administrative policy: There shall be strict adherence to law and complete conformity with rules and administrative policy. Requirements other than those established by law or rule shall not be imposed as a condition of receiving assistance under the Medicaid program.