Topic: ineligible spouse
SSI Criteria and Marital Status
How to divide the income deductions in FACS between an eligible individual and the ineligible spouse.
Coding in FACS for Eligible Individual with Ineligible Spouse
How to determine eligibility for an Eligible Individual with an Ineligible Spouse then code FACS.
Know the amount from a paycheck that is used as gross income before deductions
When a client has new or increased income, DHS uses the current month’s income and resources to determine the current month’s benefit. SSI, on the other hand, uses income and resources received 2-3 months ago to determine the current month’s benefit. Due to this difference, policy [317:35-5-42(c)(2)] allows DHS employees to calculate what the anticipated […]
The general income exclusion of $20 per month is allowed on the combined earned income of the eligible individual and eligible or ineligible spouse. After the $20 exclusion, deduct $65 and one-half of the remaining combined earned income for the “countable income”. The $20 general income exclusion should be coded in the Income tab of […]
The ineligible child allocation is found on Appendix C-1, Schedule VIII C. Ineligible spouse and ineligible minor child (under age 18) are defined as someone who does not receive SSI. When an eligible individual has an ineligible spouse and ineligible minor child/children not receiving TANF, deductions are given to the ineligible spouse’s income, earned or […]
Answers to frequently asked questions concerning ABD applicant’s income, resources, irrevocable prepaid burial policies, household composition, and other topics.