Revision 19-2; Effective June 1, 2019

 

All regular MEPD policies for income apply to this program, except those specifically identified in Chapter M.

There is no support and maintenance considered for MBI. Do not develop support and maintenance.

There is no deeming of income for this program.

 

M-5100 Income Verification

Revision 13-3; Effective September 1, 2013

 

To be eligible, a person must be working and earning income. The person must provide proof of employment. Consider any of the following as proof of employment:

  • Tax payment verification under the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA); or
  • Tax payment verification under the Self-Employment Contribution Act (SECA); or
  • A written explanation that substantiates the person is in an employed status.

Treatment of income will be different for the MBI income eligibility budget and the post eligibility premium budget.

Income limits are subject to change annually. See Appendix XXXI, Budget Reference Chart, for current limits.

 

M-5200 Medicaid Buy-In (MBI) Income Limits

Revision 19-2; Effective June 1, 2019

 

For those programs being tested using 250 percent of the federal poverty level ( FPL), use the following figures. To be certified for MBI, a person must have countable income less than 250 percent of the FPL.

 

Income Limits

The monthly income limits for initial certification are:

Date Range 250% FPL
March 1, 2019 to present $2,603
March 1, 2018 to Feb. 28, 2019 $2,530
March 1, 2017 to Feb. 28, 2018 $2,513
March 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017 $2,475
March 1, 2016 to Feb. 29, 2016 $2,453
March 1, 2014 to Feb. 28, 2015 $2,432
March 1, 2013 to Feb. 28, 2014 $2,394
March 1, 2012 to Feb. 28, 2013 $2,328
March 1, 2011 to Feb. 29, 2012 $2,269
March 1, 2010 to Feb. 28, 2011 $2,257

For additional prior year income limits, see Appendix XLI, Historical Income Limits Chart for Institutional, SSI and MBI.