7 AAC 100.054 - Verifying identity and United States citizenship

Current through September 28, 2021

(a) If the department is unable to verify both identity and United States citizenship through a data match with the United States Social Security Administration, an applicant for Medicaid may verify both identity and United States citizenship by submitting to the department
(1) a United States passport that was issued by the United States Department of State without limitation;
(2) a certificate of naturalization from the United States Department of Homeland Security;
(3) a certificate of United States citizenship from the United States Department of Homeland Security; or
(4) a document issued by an Indian tribe that shows membership in, enrollment in, or affiliation with that tribe; documentation may include a tribal enrollment card or certificate of degree of Indian blood.
(b) If the department is unable to verify United States citizenship through a data match with the United States Social Security Administration, an applicant for Medicaid may verify United States citizenship by submitting to the department one of the following documents:
(1) a United States birth certificate showing birth in one of the following jurisdictions, except that this paragraph does not apply to an applicant who was born to a foreign diplomat residing in a jurisdiction listed in this paragraph:
(A) one of the 50 states, or the District of Columbia;
(B) Puerto Rico, if the applicant was born on or after January 13, 1941;
(C) Guam, if the applicant was born on or after April 10, 1899;
(D) the United States Virgin Islands, if the applicant was born on or after January 17, 1917;
(E) American Samoa or Swain's Island;
(F) the Northern Mariana Islands, if the applicant was born on or after November 4, 1986, N.M.I. local time;
(2) a consular report of birth abroad of a citizen of the United States of America, issued by a United States consular office overseas;
(3) a certification of report of birth or certification of birth issued by the United States Department of State to an individual who was born outside the United States and acquired United States citizenship at birth;
(4) a United States citizen identification card, formerly issued by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service;
(5) a Northern Mariana identification card, issued by the USCIS to a collectively naturalized citizen of the United States who was born in the Northern Mariana Islands before November 4, 1986;
(6) an American Indian card issued by the USCIS with a classification code "KIC" and a statement that denotes United States citizenship for members of the Texas Band of Kickapoos living near the United States - Mexican border;
(7) a final adoption decree showing the child's name and United States place of birth;
(8) evidence of United States civil service employment before June 1, 1976;
(9) a United States military record or similar document showing a United States place of birth.
(c) If the department determines that an applicant is unable to submit verification of United States citizenship that meets the requirements of (a) or (b) of this section, the department will accept alternative verification that meets the requirements of 42 C.F.R. 435.407, revised as of July 12, 2006, and adopted by reference.
(d) An applicant for Medicaid may verify that applicant's identity by submitting to the department one of the following documents:
(1) a driver's license issued by a state or territory with a photograph of the applicant or other identifying information, such as name, age, sex, race, height, weight, or eye color;
(2) an identification card issued by the federal, a state, or a local government with a photograph of the applicant or other identifying information, such as name, age, sex, race, height, weight, or eye color;
(3) a certificate of degree of Indian blood, or other American Indian or Alaska Native tribal document, with a photograph of the individual or other identifying information, such as name, age, sex, race, height, weight, or eye color;
(4) another school, military, or government document acceptable to the department.

Notes

7 AAC 100.054
Eff. 7/20/2007, Register 183; am 1/1/2011, Register 196

Authority:AS 47.05.010

AS 47.07.020

AS 47.07.040

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