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 […]

How to Consider & Code Child Support for ABD-Related Benefits

For ABD-related benefits, child support is generally considered income for the child rather than the parent. If the child support payment is for more than one child, divide the amount received by the number of children for whom it is intended. Example: Martha is applying for ABD benefits for herself and her son John. Her […]

Deeming Resources from Parent(s) to Disabled Child

Calculations to determine if any resources are deemed to minor disabled children from the parents

Income & Need Factor

Minor Parent

Minor parent – is a parent who is under 18 years of age.  Policy regarding this term is located at: Child Care Subsidy:  340:40-3-1. Application process; 340:40-7-6. Household composition and income consideration; 340:40-7-9. Mandatory pursuit of child support and other potential income; 340:40-7-11. Sources of income considered; and 340:40-7-12. Sources of excluded income. Public Assistance […]

Household Composition & Income Consideration

One of the primary tasks to be completed during the childcare application process is to determine which household members must be included on the case. Four types of possible household members need to be considered. Parents Caretakers Children Parents All natural, adoptive, or step-parents must be included in the household. Parents who are temporarily absent […]