Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022
AFDC-related Medicaid program eligibility shall not exist for any month if the
total income of the eligible unit exceeds the amount indicated in this
subsection for the appropriate eligible unit size. For this purpose, total
income shall include all income of the eligible unit (without benefit of the
disregards described in this subchapter including the income of stepparents
(exception: see (a)4 below concerning non-needy stepparents who marry an AFDC-C
related Medicaid program parent on or after October 1, 1992)) and alien
sponsors income determined available to the eligible unit as described in
. Total income includes the earned
income of the AFDC children except for earnings disregarded by provisions of
. Child support payments, except
for the first $50.00 monthly current child support received on behalf of the
eligible unit, whether received directly by the household or collected through
the Child Support and Paternity (CSP) process, shall be counted in the
determination of total income. See
for companion cases.
1. The TANF grant shall not be considered as
income for this purpose.
or 10.22(b)1 through 10 and
moneys disregarded under N.J.A.C. 10:69-4.6 shall not be considered income for
table represents 185 percent of the State's Standard of Need set forth in
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AFDC-related Medicaid program
income eligibility standards are set forth below. The income standards are
established for the eligible family unit according to the number of persons in
the eligible unit.
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Countable income sources (both earned and
unearned, after application of all appropriate disregards) of an eligible
family shall be subtracted from the income standard for the eligible family
size set forth in (b) above to determine if the family is eligible for
The income standards
under (b) above represent a ratable reduction of 45 percent of the State's
Standard of Need set forth at
for the eligible family unit
N.J. Admin. Code §
Amended by R.2005 d.64,
See: 36 N.J.R. 3622(a), 37 N.J.R. 646(a).