N.J. Admin. Code § 10:78-3.5 - Household unit

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) The term "household unit" means those persons whose income is counted in the determination of eligibility under the provisions of this chapter. The following persons, if they reside with the program applicant or beneficiary, shall be considered members of the household unit:
1. In the case of a parent or caretaker:
i. The parent or caretaker;
ii. The spouse of the parent or caretaker;
iii. The parent or caretaker's natural or adoptive children under the age of 21;
iv. The blood-related siblings (including those of half-blood) of the parent or caretaker's children who are under the age of 21; and
v. The natural or adoptive father of any children in the household unit;
2. In the case of a single adult who does not meet the definition of dependent child under N.J.A.C. 10:69, the single adult only;
3. In the case of the couple without dependent children, the couple only;
4. In the case of a child who does not qualify for NJ FamilyCare Plan A because of Federal immigrant residency restriction or health insurance (see N.J.A.C. 10:79):
i. The child;
ii. The child's natural or adoptive parents;
iii. The child's blood-related (including half-blood) and adoptive siblings under the age of 21; and
iv. At the option of the household, the child's stepparent;
5. In the case of a child who does not qualify for NJ FamilyCare Plans B, C, or D because of alien residency restrictions (see N.J.A.C. 10:79):
i. The child;
ii. The child's natural or adoptive parents;
iii. The child's blood-related (including half-blood) and adoptive siblings under the age of 21;
iv. The natural or adoptive father of any child(ren) in the household unit; or
v. The stepparent if the stepparent is married to the natural parent; and
6. In the case of a pregnant woman:
i. The pregnant woman and the unborn child (or children, when it is medically verified that there is more than one fetus);
ii. The pregnant woman's spouse;
iii. The pregnant woman's natural or adoptive children under the age of 21;
iv. The blood-related siblings (including those of half-blood) of the pregnant woman's children who are under the age of 21; and
v. The natural or adoptive father of any children in the household unit.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 10:78-3.5
Amended by R.2006 d.347, effective 10/2/2006.
See: 38 N.J.R. 2602(a), 38 N.J.R. 3095(a), 38 N.J.R. 4222(a).
In (a)4 and (a)5, substituted "FamilyCare" for "KidCare".

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