• Date of Completion: 12/18/2013
  • State: Illinois
  • Fiscal Year to which credit applies: 2014
  • Overall Report: Yes
  • Apply the overall credit to the two-parent participation rate? Yes

PART 1 - Eligibility Changes Made Since FY 2005

(Complete this section for EACH change)

Table 1

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: -1,341

Table 2

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: -1,235

Table 3

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: -599

Table 4

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: -9,292

Table 5

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: -12,437

Table 6

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: 2,626

PART 2 - Estimate of Caseload Reduction Credit

Part 1 - Excess MOE Calculation Worksheet FY 2014

  • State: Illinois
  • Fiscal Year to which credit applies:  2014
  • Date of Completion: 12/18/2013

Caseload Data

FY 2005 TANF Caseload 38,391
FY 2005 SSP Caseload 878
Total FY 2005 Caseload 39,269
FY 2013 TANF Caseload 20,916
FY 2013 SSP Caseload 0
Total FY 2013 Caseload 20,916

 2-Parent Caseload Data 

FY 2005 2-p TANF Caseload 0
FY 2005 2-p SSP Caseload 0
Total FY 2005 Caseload 0
FY 2013 2-p TANF Caseload 0
FY 2013 2-p SSP Caseload 0
Total FY 2013 Caseload 0

Adjusted Caseload Data

Adjusted FY 2013 Overall Caseload 18,290
Adjusted FY 2013 2-parent Caseload 0

Expenditure Data

Total Expenditures
FY 2013 Total Federal Expenditures $585,056,960
FY 2013 Total MOE Expenditures $575,865,999
Total Expenditures (Federal + MOE) $1,160,922,959
 Assistance Expenditures
FY 2013 Federal Expenditures on Assistance $77,013,310
FY 2013 MOE Expenditures on Assistance $3,994,697
Total Expenditures on Assistance (Federal + MOE) $81,008,007
Percentage of Expenditures on Assistance 6.98%
Expenditures Per Case
Average Expenditures per Case $55,504
Average Expenditures per Case on Assistance $3,873
MOE and Excess MOE
Required MOE (80% or 75%) $430,088,193
Excess MOE Expenditures $145,777,806
Excess MOE Expenditures on Assistance $10,172,225
Cases Funded by Excess MOE
Assistance Cases Funded by Excess MOE 2,626
2-Parent Assistance Cases Funded by Excess MOE 0

PART 2 - Estimate of Caseload Reduction Credit

Impact of All Changes

Two Parent Families Paid With State only Funds -1,341
First Time Pregnant Women Paid With State Only Funds -1,235
Refugee Cases Paid With State Only Funds -599
Child Under One Cases Paid With State Only Funds -9,292
Single Parent Families Not In A Countable Activity Paid With State Only Funds -12,437
Net Impact -24,904

Caseload Reduction Calculation

FY 2005 TANF Caseload 38,391
FY 2005 SSP Caseload 878
Total FY 2005 Caseload 39,269
FY 2013 TANF Caseload 20,916
FY 2013 SSP Caseload 0
Total FY 2013 Caseload 20,916
Excess MOE Cases in FY 2013 2,626
Adjusted FY 2013 Caseload 18,290
Caseload Decline 20,979 53.4%
Decline - Net Impact -3,925
Caseload Reduction Credit -10.0%

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

Caseload Reduction Calculation

FY 2005 TANF 2-Parent Caseload
FY 2005 SSP 2-Parent Caseload
Total FY 2005 Caseload 0
FY 2013 TANF 2-Parent Caseload
FY 2013 SSP 2-Parent Caseload
Total FY 2013 2-Parent Caseload 0
Excess MOE 2-Parent Cases in FY 2013 0
Adjusted FY 2013 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 2013

FY 2013 Monthly Average: 1,341

Time of Closure
Prior years carryover Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Grand Total
Oct 1,266
Nov 1,274
Dec 1,283
Jan 1,333
Feb 1,347
Mar 1,376
Apr 1,369
May 1,393
Jun 1,385
Jul 1,375
Aug 1,344
Sep 1,351
Total 1,266 1,274 1,283 1,333 1,347 1,376 1,369 1,393 1,385 1,375 1,344 1,351 16,096

First Time Pregnant Women Paid With State Only Funds Impact on Each Month in FY 2013

FY 2013 Monthly Average: 1,235

Time of Closure
Prior years carryover Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Grand Total
Oct 1,334
Nov 1,335
Dec 1,324
Jan 1,249
Feb 1,171
Mar 1,181
Apr 1,111
May 1,150
Jun 1,255
Jul 1,255
Aug 1,229
Sep 1,229
Total 1,334 1,335 1,324 1,249 1,171 1,181 1,111 1,150 1,255 1,255 1,229 1,229 14,823

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