Date of Completion: 12/02/2014

State: Illinois

Fiscal Year to which credit applies: 2015

Overall Report: Yes

Apply the overall credit to the two-parent participation rate? Yes

Form ACF-202 - TANF Caseload Reduction Report

Fiscal Year to which credit applies:  2015

Apply the overall credit to the two-parent participation rate?  Mark Yes or No

PART 1 - Eligibility Changes Made Since FY 2005

(Complete this section for EACH change)

Two Parent Families Paid With State Only Funds

  1. Name of Eligibility Change:  Two Parent Families Paid With State Only Funds
  2. Implementation date of eligibility change: October 1, 2006
  3. Description of policy, including the change from prior policy:  All two parent families are now paid for out of state only funds (not claimed as MOE) and no longer included in the participation rate.
  4. Description of the methodology used to calculate the estimated impact of this eligibility change (attach supporting materials to this form): Since the entire universe of two parent cases was shifted to state only funds the actual number of two parent cases were averaged for the year to determine the average monthly impact.
  5. Estimated average monthly impact of this eligibility change on caseload in comparison year:  -1,431

First Time Pregnant Women Paid With State Only funds

  1. Name of eligibility change:  First Time Pregnant Women Paid With State Only funds
  2. Implementation date of eligibility change: October 1, 2006
  3. Description of policy, including the change from prior policy: All cases containing a pregnant woman with no other members are now paid for out of State only funds (not claimed as MOE) and no longer included in the participation rate.
  4. Description of the methodology used to calculate the estimated impact of this eligibility change (attach supporting materials to this form): Since the entire universe of First Time Pregnant Women cases was shifted to state only funds the actual monthly number of First Time Pregnant Women cases were averaged for the year to determine the average monthly impact.
  5. Estimated average monthly impact of this eligibility change on caseload in comparison year: -1,006

Refugee Cases Paid With State Only Funds

  1. Name of eligibility change:  Refugee Cases Paid With State Only Funds
  2. Implementation date of eligibility change: October 1, 2006
  3. Description of policy, including the change from prior policy: All Refugee cases (single parent cases with an A or Y in the first position of the basic number) are now paid for out of state only funds (not claimed as MOE) and no longer included in the participation rate.
  4. Description of the methodology used to calculate the estimated impact of this eligibility change (attach supporting materials to this form): Since the entire universe of Refugee cases was shifted to state only funds the actual monthly number of Refugee cases were averaged for the year to determine the average monthly impact.
  5. Estimated average monthly impact of this eligibility change on caseload in comparison year: -607

Child Under One Cases Paid With State Only Funds

  1. Name of eligibility change:  Child Under One Cases Paid With State Only Funds
  2. Implementation date of eligibility change: October 1, 2006
  3. Description of policy, including the change from prior policy: All single parent cases containing a Child Under Age One are now paid out of State Only funds (not claimed as MOE) and no longer included in the participation rate.
  4. Description of the methodology used to calculate the estimated impact of this eligibility change (attach supporting materials to this form): Since the entire universe of single parent cases with a child under age one was shifted to state only funds the actual monthly number of Child Under One cases were averaged for the year to determine the average monthly impact.
  5. Estimated average monthly impact of this eligibility change on caseload in comparison year: -8,816

Single Parent Cases Not In A Countable Activity Paid With State Only Funds

  1. Name of eligibility change:  Single Parent Cases Not In A Countable Activity Paid With State Only Funds
  2. Implementation of date of eligibility change: October 1, 2012
  3. Description of policy, including the change from prior policy: All single parent cases not in a countable activity (unsubsidized work, community service, vocational education, job search, work experience, work first, basic education, postsecondary education) are now paid for out of state only funds (not claimed as MOE) and no longer are included in the participation rate.
  4. Description of the methodology used to calculate the estimated impact of this eligibility change (attach supporting materials to this form): Since the entire universe of single parent cases not in a countable activity was shifted to state only funds the actual number of single parent cases not in a countable activity were averaged for the year to determine the average monthly impact.
  5. Estimated average monthly impact of this eligibility change on caseload in comparison year: -12,489

Caseload Reduction Attributed To Excess MOE Spending

  1. Name of eligibility change:  Caseload Reduction Attributed To Excess MOE Spending
  2. Implementation date of eligibility change: October 1, 2007
  3. Description of policy, including the change from prior policy: Excess MOE that was spent was used to increase the caseload reduction in accordance with TANF rule 261.43(b).
  4. Description of the methodology used to calculate the estimated impact of this eligibility change (attach supporting materials to this form): The methodology is in compliance with the ACF requirements outlined in the Caseload Reduction Credit form Part II.
  5. Estimated average monthly impact of this eligibility change on caseload in comparison year: -3,400

PART 2 - Estimate of Caseload Reduction Credit

Section 1 - Excess MOE Calculation Worksheet FY 2014

  • State: Illinois
  • Fiscal Year to which credit applies:  2015
  • Date of Completion: 12/02/2014

Caseload Data

Overall Caseload Data

Caseloads & Totals Number of Cases
FY 2005 TANF Caseload 38,391
FY 2005 SSP Caseload 878
Total FY2005 Caseload 39,269
FY 2014 TANF Caseload 20,050
FY 2014 SSP Caseload 0
Total FY2014 Caseload 20,050

2-Parent Caseload Data

Caseloads & Totals Number of Cases
FY 2005 2-p TANF Caseload 0
FY 2005 2-p SSP Caseload 0
Total FY2005 Caseload 0
FY 2014 2-p TANF Caseload 0
FY 2014 2-p SSP Caseload 0
Total FY2014 Caseload 0

 Adjusted Caseload Data

Caseloads Number of Cases
Adjusted FY 2014 Overall Caseload 16,650
Adjusted FY 2014 2-parent Caseload 0

Expenditure Data

Total Expenditures

Expenditures Amount of Expenditures
FY 2014 Total Federal Expenditures $585,056,960
FY 2014 Total MOE Expenditures $637,374,515
Total Expenditures (Federal + MOE) $1,222,431,475

 Assistance Expenditures

Expenditures Amount of Expenditures
FY 2014 Federal Expenditures on Assistance $72,700,401
FY 2014 MOE Expenditures on Assistance $4,717,211
Total Expenditures on Assistance (Federal + MOE) $77,417,612
Percentage of Expenditures on Assistance 6.33%

Expenditures Per Case

Expenditures Amount of Expenditures
Average Expenditures per Case $60,969
Average Expenditures per Case on Assistance $3,861

MOE and Excess MOE

Expenditures Amount of Expenditures
Required MOE (80% or 75%) $430,088,193
Excess MOE Expenditures $207,286,322
Excess MOE Expenditures on Assistance $13,127,617

Cases Funded by Excess MOE

Caseloads Number of Cases
Assistance Cases Funded by Excess MOE 3,400
2-Parent Assistance Cases Funded by Excess MOE 0

Section 2 - Estimate of Caseload Reduction Credit

Impact of All Changes
Funds Change in Fund
Two Parent Families Paid With State only Funds -1,431
First Time Pregnant Women Paid With State Only Funds -1,006
Refugee Cases Paid With State Only Funds -607
Child Under One Cases Paid With State Only Funds -8,816
Single Parent Families Not In A Countable Activity Paid With State Only Funds -12,489
Net Impact -24,349
Caseload Reduction Calculation
Caseloads Number of Cases %
FY 2005 TANF Caseload 38,391
FY 2005 SSP Caseload 878
Total FY 2005 Caseload 39,269
FY 2014 TANF Caseload 20,050
FY 2014 SSP Caseload 0
Total FY 2014 Caseload 20,050
Excess MOE Cases in FY 2014 3,400
Adjusted FY 2014 Caseload 16,650
Caseload Decline 22,619 57.6%
Decline - Net Impact -1,730
Caseload Reduction Credit 0.0%

Section 2 - Estimate of Caseload Reduction Credit - 2-Parent Caseload

Caseload Reduction Calculation
Caseloads Number of Cases %
FY 2005 TANF 2-Parent Caseload
FY 2005 SSP 2-Parent Caseload
Total FY 2005 Caseload 0
FY 2014 TANF 2-Parent Caseload
FY 2014 SSP 2-Parent Caseload
Total FY 2014 2-Parent Caseload 0
Excess MOE 2-Parent Cases in FY 2014 0
Adjusted FY 2014 Caseload 0
Caseload Decline 0 0.0%
Decline - Net Impact 0
2-Parent Caseload Reduction Credit 0.0%

Two Parent Families Paid With State Only Funds Impact on Each Month in FY 2014

FY 2014 Monthly Average: 1,431

Time of Closure
Prior years carryover October November December January February March April May June July August September Grand Total
October 1,369
November 1,357
December 1,354
January 1,401
February 1,407
March 1,436
April 1,455
May 1,455
June 1,431
July 1,454
August 1,521
September 1,531
Total 1,369 1,357 1,354 1,401 1,407 1,436 1,455 1,455 1,431 1,454 1,521 1,531 17,171

First Time Pregnant Women Paid With State Only Funds Impact on Each Month in FY 2014

FY 2014 Monthly Average: 1,006

Time of Closure
Prior years carryover October November December January February March April May June July August September Grand Total
October 1,208
November 1,166
December 1,030
January 998
February 945
March 892
April 891
May 933
June 985
July 1,015
August 992
September 1,013
Total 1,208 1,166 1,030 998 945 892 891 933 985 1,015 992 1,013 12,068

PART 3 - Certification

I certify that we have provided the public an appropriate opportunity to comment on the estimates and methodology used to complete this report and considered those comments in completing it. Further, I certify that this report incorporates all reductions in the caseload resulting from State eligibility changes and changes in Federal requirements since Fiscal Year 2005.

Ken Durst, Chief
Bureau of Program and Performance Management