Budget support payments sent to the client by the Clerk of the Circuit Court or the noncustodial parent. If the client does not forward the money to HFS, budget it against the cash or medical for non-MAGI households. Disregard up to $100 pass through for a unit with one child, or up to $200 pass through for a unit with two or more children. Budget the payment as unearned income for the payment month that corresponds to the budget month in which the support was received. A overpayment exists if:
For TANF, overpayments are subject to recoupment (see PM 23-05-01-a). When determining the amount of the overpayment, exempt:
All support payments kept by the client are considered as income until:
Child support income is exempt from medical cases that use MAGI budgeting. See PM 08-03-02-a.
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