(Provider) Uses the income guidelines in the following table to decide if a pregnant woman is eligible for MPE.
Monthly countable income must be equal to or less than 209% of the FPL (204% + 5% standard disregard = 209%). The income standard has been converted to a Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) equivalent standard for applications received on or after October 1, 2013. The FPL is updated yearly.
2013 Income Standard for MPE
|Family Size *
|each additional person
*If the pregnant woman has more than one unborn child, increase the family size by the number of additional unborn children and use the corresponding income levels.
Example: A married woman with one child who is expecting twins would have a family size of 5.