Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)

Eligibility Policy - 5/16/2022

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02280 Medicaid Financial Eligibility - Financial eligibility shall be determined based solely on income. Resources shall not be considered.

Eligibility is determined using the income of all persons in the Individual Budget Unit (IBU). See the Budgeting Unit rules contained in 3100.

To be eligible, the total countable income must not exceed the monthly poverty level standards referenced in the KDHE Eligibility Policy Appendix F-8.

A one month base period shall be used in accordance with 6311.

If countable income is in excess of the Medicaid poverty levels, the individual is not eligible under this provision but a child may then be considered for CHIP coverage. See 2400.

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