Simulation of Medicaid and SCHIP Eligibility: Implications of Findings From 10 States. Final Report.. Appendix Table 7

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 $2,313 (200 percent of 1999 FPL) AND AVERAGE MONTHLY CHILD CARE EXPENSESb
Simulated Countable Income for a Family of Three with Two Earners
TANF $1,676 $1,851 $2,133 $2,133 $2,133 $2,133 $1,556 $1,958 $2,313 $1,958
1931 $1,958 $1,851 $1,958 $1,958 $2,133 $2,133 $2,313 $1,958 $1,958 $1,958
Poverty $1,958 $1,958 $1,958 $2,138 $1,958 $1,958 $2,313 $1,958 $1,958 $1,958
M-SCHIP $1,958 $1,958 $1,958 NP $1,958 $1,958 $2,313 $1,958 $1,958 $1,958
S-SCHIP $2,313 $2,313c $2,313 $1,984 $1,958 Healthy Kids: $2,313 MediKids: $1,958 $2,313 $1,958 $2,313 $2,133
Program eligibility
5 year old S-SCHIP ARKids S-SCHIP S-SCHIP Poverty S-SCHIP S-SCHIP S-SCHIP S-SCHIP S-SCHIP
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.