Apple Health Medical Extension for Families and Caretaker Relatives
Revised September 19, 2014
Purpose: This category describes the Health Care Extension (N02) available to parenting/caretaker (N01) adults when their N01 coverage ends due to increased earnings or collection of spousal support.
Health Care Extension
- Health Care Extension (N02) is CN coverage given only to parent/caretaker adults who become ineligible for Washington Apple Health Family (N01) coverage because of an increase in earned income or spousal support.
- To qualify the adult must be eligible for Washington Apple Health Family (N01) coverage in three of the preceding six months.
- Health Care Extension (N02) coverage is certified for twelve months. However, eligibility is not continuous. Changes in household circumstances may effect eligibility.
- There is no renewal of the Health Care Extension (N02).
The individual receives a review at the end of the Health Care Extension certification period. Adults aren't eligible for consecutive N02 certifications.