Simulation of Medicaid and SCHIP Eligibility: Implications of Findings From 10 States. Final Report.. Appendix Table 8

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 $2,892 (250 percent of 1999 FPL) AND AVERAGE MONTHLY CHILD CARE EXPENSESb
Simulated Countable Income for a Family of Three with Two Earners
TANF $2,138 $2,313 $2,712 $2,712 $2,712 $2,712 $2,018 $2,537 $2,892 $2,537
1931 $2,537 $2,313 $2,537 $2,537 $2,712 $2,712 $2,892 $2,537 $2,537 $2,537
Poverty $2,537 $2,537 $2,537 $2,717 $2,537 $2,537 $2,892 $2,537 $2,537 $2,537
M-SCHIP $2,537 $2,537 $2,537 NP $2,537 $2,537 $2,892 $2,537 $2,537 $2,537
S-SCHIP $2,892 $2,892c $2,892 $2,562 $2,537 Healthy Kids: $2,892 MediKids: $2,537 $2,892 $2,537 $2,892 $2,712
Program eligibility
5 year old Not eligible Not eligible Not eligible Not eligible S-SCHIP Not eligible Not eligible Not eligible Not eligible Not eligible
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.