Simulation of Medicaid and SCHIP Eligibility: Implications of Findings From 10 States. Final Report.. Appendix Table 5

08/16/2000

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COUNTABLE INCOMEa AND ELIGIBILITY AS OF JANUARY 1, 1999 FOR A FIVE YEAR OLD CHILD IN A THREE PERSON FAMILY WITH TWO EARNERS AND MONTHLY GROSS INCOME OF $1,157 (100 percent of 1999 FPL) AND AVERAGE MONTHLY CHILD CARE EXPENSESb
Simulated Countable Income for a Family of Three with Two Earners
TANF $750 $925 $977 $977 $977 $977 $630 $802 $1,157 $802
1931 $802 $925 $802 $802 $977 $977 $1,157 $802 $802 $802
Poverty $802 $802 $802 $982 $802 $802 $1,157 $802 $802 $802
M-SCHIP $802 $802 $802 NP $802 $802 $1,157 $802 $802 $802
S-SCHIP $1,157 $1,157c $1,157 $827 $802 Healthy Kids: $1,157 MediKids: $802 $1,157 $802 $1,157 $977
Program eligibility
5 year old Poverty Poverty Poverty Poverty Poverty Poverty 1931 Poverty Poverty Poverty
Source: MPR State Income Eligibility Requirements Database.

Note:
NP = No program
FPL=Federal poverty level

aGross income minus any disregards for earnings and child care expenses.

bFamily composition assumes two earners and average monthly child care expenses of $329/month are based on estimates of the national average for child care expenses paid by non-poor households (Casper 1995).

cThis income level is for the ARKids First program. The program is currently a 1115 Medicaid Waiver program, but the state plans to convert it into an S-SCHIP program.