Simulation of Medicaid and SCHIP Eligibility: Implications of Findings From 10 States. Final Report.. Appendix Table 6

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 $1,735 (150 percent of 1999 FPL) AND AVERAGE MONTHLY CHILD CARE EXPENSESb
Simulated Countable Income for a Family of Three with Two Earners
TANF $1,213 $1,388 $1,555 $1,555 $1,555 $1,555 $1,093 $1,380 $1,735 $1,380
1931 $1,380 $1,388 $1,380 $1,380 $1,555 $1,555 $1,735 $1,380 $1,380 $1,380
Poverty $1,380 $1,380 $1,380 $1,560 $1,380 $1,380 $1,735 $1,380 $1,380 $1,380
M-SCHIP $1,380 $1,380 $1,380 NP $1,380 $1,380 $1,735 $1,380 $1,380 $1,380
S-SCHIP $1,735 $1,735c $1,735 $1,406 $1,380 Healthy Kids: $1,735 MediKids: $1,350 $1,735 $1,380 $1,735 $1,555
Program eligibility
5 year old Poverty Poverty Poverty S-SCHIP Poverty Poverty M-SCHIP 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 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.