Child support income is not considered for medical programs that are subject to the Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) budgeting methodology. For policy regarding AABD Medical, see PM 08-02-06-e.
For cash, when determining ongoing eligibility, disregard the following:
When determining eligibility for TANF cash, disregard up to $100 for a unit with one child, or up to $200 for a unit with two or more children, of the current non-earmarked child support payments anticipated to be received by the applicant. The amount to be disregarded cannot however, be more than the amount of the support order.
If the TANF case is determined ineligible due to the receipt of or increase in child support, SWAP the case to medical only using TAR 24 (receipt of child support), and follow the procedures described in PM 18-02-02.
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