Verify the student status of children age 18 for TANF by:
Do not verify the student status of children applying for any of the Family Health Plans.
A child reaches the maximum age on the day before their birthday. A child is eligible for the calendar month in which the maximum age is reached. For example, a child not in school whose 18th birthday is January 1 is considered 18 on December 31 and would not be eligible for benefits after December.
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