Family and Children's Medicaid MA-3310 MPW Budgeting
III. BUDGETING FOR M-PW
REVISED 04/01/14 -- CHANGE NO. 02-14
3. Spouse of the pregnant woman if:
a. He lives with the pregnant woman or is temporarily absent (Refer to II.A), and
b. Does not receive Work First, SSI or CAP.
D. Needs Unit
1. If an individual in the budget unit has children not included in the assistance unit, make an allowance for the needs of these children by including these children in the Needs Unit.
2. To determine the number of individuals in the Needs Unit, add to the number in the budget unit the number of children not included in the assistance unit who:
a. Are under 21, and
b. Are living in the home or temporarily absent, and
c. Have a parent(s) who is in the budget unit, and
d. Do not receive Work First, SSI, IAS, HSF, or CAP, and
e. Are not now and have never been legally married, and
f. Are not now serving or have never served in the military, and
g. Have not been legally emancipated.
3. Do not count the income of these non-assistance unit children. Use this number when comparing the budget unit’s income to the appropriate Poverty Income Level.