Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Kansas Family Medical Assistance

Manual (KFMAM)


Eligibility Policy - 10/16/2021

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05300 Earned income - Earned income is income which is received as wages, salary, or profit resulting from the performance of services, including managerial responsibilities, by the recipient. Earned income may be derived from self-employment in the client's own business.

5310 Earned Income Payments -

5311 Regular Earned Income - Regular earned income results from earnings which are reasonably assured to be available in the same monthly amount in the future. (See 6000 and subsections for budgeting.)

5312 Irregular Earned Income - Irregular earned income results from earnings which vary in amount from month to month and are expected to continue. From a practical standpoint, irregular earnings result from full- or part-time employment when payment is received on any basis other than monthly or twice a month. (See 6000 and subsections for budgeting.)

5313 Intermittent Earned Income - Intermittent earned income is received on other than a monthly basis such as quarterly, semiannually, or annually. Such income is to be considered and averaged. Intermittent earned income received prior to the first eligibility period shall not be considered.

5314 Lump Sums - MAGI income (as defined in 5000) received as a lump sum is counted as income only in the month received.

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