Child Support: Who does it belong to?

For ABD-related benefits, child support is usually counted as income for the child for whom it is intended. Refer to article ABD: How to Code Child Support 1/3 Deduction for Child with Disability for explanation on how to count the child support when determining eligibility for a child who has a disability. If eligibility is […]

Earned Income: Wages and Salaries Gemba Card

Earned income: Wages and Salaries refer to those monies earned by an individual through the receipt of wages, salary, commission or profit from activities in which the individual is engaged as an employee. The Gemba Card provides a helpful path to follow for obtaining accurate and complete earned income information and documentation, calculating income and […]


Using the MICAL calculation tool Determine Calculation Type – there are two choices Actual and Anticipated. Actual Income This is used when we have all the verification for income received in a past or current calendar month. Once the date from the first check being considered is entered, you will not be allowed to enter […]