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.