Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)


Eligibility Policy - 10/16/2021

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02480 Financial Methodologies for CHIP - Financial eligibility shall be determined based solely on income. Resources shall not be considered. The income of all members of the IBU are to be considered. See the MAGI budgeting unit guidelines contained in 3100 and subsections.

Persons age 18 and persons under 18 who are capable of acting in their own behalf per the guidelines of 2222 shall have eligibility determined in a separate plan. A separate case shall be established in these instances. However, for an ongoing child who turns 18, action to set up a separate plan for the child is not required until the time of the next scheduled review.

To be eligible, the total countable income must not exceed 241% of the federal poverty level guidelines. See the F-8 Kansas Medical Assistance Standards. A one month base period shall be used in accordance with 6311.

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