To prevent a disruption of coverage when an adoptive family is moving to another state with a child who receives federal subsidy or state subsidy with Medicaid, adoptive parents should notify the Alabama State Office of Adoption with the following information prior to the move if possible:

  • Name(s) of the adoptive parent(s)
  • Name(s), DOB(s), SSN(s), race, and gender of the child(ren) involved
  • When the move will occur
  • The current address
  • The new address (if different)
  • Type of subsidy (State with Medicaid or Medicaid IV-E)
  • Whether or not the child have other third party medical coverage through any program, organization or person
  • Source of other medical coverage (SSI, SSA, CHAMPUS, or Private Insurance)

The State Office of Adoption Intake Consultant (Compact Administrator) is responsible for initiating and processing all forms required by the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (ICAMA).